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May 30, 2014

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El Trabajo Incansable de una Puesta en Valor

Posted by Lic. Alma Ariza, Jefe de División Promoción y Apropiación Social COPRED - UCV
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May 29, 2014

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Restauración de la Obra “Siluetas en Relieve” de Jean Arp

Posted by Fernando de Tovar Pantin. Doctor en BB. AA. Restauración. Universidad de Sevilla. España. Conservador y restaurador de obras de arte y monumentos. Director de "FdeT" Restauraciones
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This is the third of a series of posts about the Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, included on the 2014 World Monuments Watch. Fernando de Tovar Pantin is a conservator who worked on the restoration of a sculpture by Jean Arp. The piece, Siluetas en relieve, is made of polished aluminum and was created in 1956 for the indoor courtyard of the Psychology Library.

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May 28, 2014

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“Siluetas en Relieve” de Jean Arp. Una obra poética de depurada sutileza visual en la Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas

Posted by Juan Pérez Hernández, Doctor en Historia del Arte por la Universidad de Granada, España; Conservador de Obras de Arte (Jefe) del Consejo de Preservación y Desarrollo – COPRED
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In the 1950s, French artist Jean (Hans) Arp created two artworks for Carlos Raul Villanueva’s Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas. These works, “pastor de Nubes o Formes de Lutin” and “Siluetas en Relieve” were part of an art acquisition program devised by Villanueva to integrate architecture and the visual arts.

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May 27, 2014

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La Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas en el Watch 2014

Posted by Arq. Luisa Palacios, Directora del COPRED, Arq. Ileana Vásquez, Jefe División de Intervención Patrimonial COPRED
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Here is the first of a series of posts about the Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, a twentieth-century masterpiece by renowned Venezuelan architect Carlo Raul Villanueva that is on the 2014 World Monuments Watch.

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May 16, 2014

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A Vision for Newstead Abbey

Posted by Alexis Chema, 2013 WMF Britain Yale Scholar
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As part of the 2013 WMF/Yale/Mellon Scholarship, Alexis Chema wrote a research report on Newstead Abbey, a manor house created on the site of a twelfth-century monastery following the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The house, ancestral home of the romantic poet Lord Byron, was on the 2012 World Monuments Watch.

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