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Arlen Heginbotham

J. Paul Getty Museum
Conservator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture
California, Los Angeles
Arlen Heginbotham received his A.B. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University and his M.A. in Art Conservation from Buffalo State College. He is currently Conservator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Arlen’s research interests include the history and analysis of 17th century East Asian export lacquer, the history of metallurgy, the use of X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy as a tool for studying copper alloy artifacts, microscopic and chemical wood identification. He is currently pursuing a PhD in the Earth Sciences Department of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Wednesday, May 30
 

1:30pm

4:30pm

7:30pm

 
Thursday, May 31
 

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

4:00pm

4:30pm

5:00pm

6:30pm

 
Friday, June 1
 

8:30am

9:00am

10:30am

11:00am

11:30am

2:00pm

3:30pm

(Material Transfers & Translations) Flaming Pearls and Flying Phoenixes: Materiality, Research, and Stewardship of Liao Dynasty Metalwork Texas Ballroom BEvelyn Mayberger 02. (Objects) Electroplated silver during a re-lacquering campaign at Winterthur: treatment and analytical insights Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Tia Polidori • Katelyn Rovito • Rosie Grayburn 03. (Objects) THEOPHILUS ON THE HARDENING OF STEEL FILES Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Katrina Zacharias • Dr. Aaron Shugar • Jonathan Thornton 04. (Wooden Artifacts) Investigating the Renaissance Marriage Chest: A Study of the Methods and Materials Used in the Construction of Two Florentine Cassoni from the Workshop of Paolo Uccello Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Sydney Beall • Irma Passeri 17. (Architecture) Challenges in Documenting Historic Finishes During Construction at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Brooke W. Young Russell-[PA] 18. (Objects) The Use and Effect of Pickering Particle Emulsions and Cyclomethicone Cleaning Systems in the Treatment of Hair in Water-Sensitive Composite Objects Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Amaris Sturm 35. (Research and Technical Studies) Optimizing Paint Cross-Section Preparation for Modern and Contemporary Art: A Case Study Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Jia-sun Tsang • Stephanie Barnes • Elle D Friedberg • Thomas Lam

4:30pm

5:45pm

7:30pm

 
Saturday, June 2
 

10:00am

10:30am

11:00am

11:30am

12:00pm

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

3:30pm

4:00pm

4:30pm