Caring for Your Art: A Guide for Artists, Collectors, Galleries, and Art Institutions

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Allworth, Nov 27, 2001 - Antiques & Collectibles - 254 pages
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A Good Reference Book!

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This book is very well written with many suggestions of caring for priceless artworks. Its a must reference book caring for those art pieces you wish to keep in excellent condition for the future. If ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Jill Snyderis executive director of the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art. She is the former director of The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Ridgefield, Connecticut, and previous to that was director/curator of the Freedman Gallery at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania. She began her professional career as an assistant to the director at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where for five years she managed the acquisition program for the permanent collection. From 1988-92 she undertook graduate studies at the Institute of Fine Art, New York University, and she received a B.A. degree from Wesleyan University in 1979. She has been the recipient of fellowships from the Milton and Sally Avery Foundation and the Shelby and Leon Levy Foundation.

Snyder has had frequent contact with artists and collectors concerning the care and handling of artworks. She is currently an adjunct faculty member of the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art at the University of Akron, and she has lectured regularly on twentieth century art at the Museum of Modern Art and the New York School of Interior Design. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

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