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VVAA. Rock Art. Gci. 2006

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Conservation
The Getty Conservation Institute 
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The GettyConservationInstituteNewsletter
Volume
21
, Number
3
,
2006
The J. Paul Getty TrustDeborah Marrow
InterimPresidentandChieExecutiveO
Y
cer
The Getty Conservation Institute
Timothy P. Whalen
Director
Jeanne Marie Teutonico
AssociateDirector,Programs
Kathleen Gaines
AssistantDirector,Administration
Kristin Kelly
AssistantDirector,DisseminationandResearchResources
Giacomo Chiari
ChieScientist
François LeBlanc
HeadoFieldProjects
Conservation, The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter 
Jerey Levin
Editor
Angela Escobar
AssistantEditor
Joe Molloy
GraphicDesigner
Color West Lithography Inc.
LithographyTheGettyConservationInstitute(GCI)worksinternationallytoadvancethefeldoconservationthroughscientifcresearch,feldprojects,educationandtraining,andthedisseminationoinormationinvariousmedia.Initsprograms,theGCIocusesonthecreationanddeliveryoknowledgethatwillbenefttheproessionalsandorganiza-tionsresponsibleortheconservationothevisualarts.TheGCIisaprogramotheJ.PaulGettyTrust,aninternationalculturalandphilanthropicinstitutiondevotedtothevisualartsthatalsoincludestheJ.PaulGettyMuseum,theGettyResearchInstitute,andtheGettyFoundation.
Conservation, The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter,
isdistributedreeochargethreetimesperyear,toproessionalsinconservationandrelatedfeldsandtomembersothepublicconcernedaboutconservation.Backissuesothenewsletter,aswellasadditionalinormationregardingtheactivitiesotheGCI,canbeoundintheConservationsectionotheGetty’sWebsite.
www.getty.edu
The Getty Conservation Institute
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 700Los Angeles, CA 90049-1684 USATel 310 440 7325Fax 310 440 7702
© 2006 J. Paul Getty Trust
Front cover: 
Enhanced detail o rock artin Tigui Cocoina cave in the Tassili d’Emi Koussiregion o Chad.
Photo: 
© David Coulson.
 
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Feature
 
4
 
Rock Art Today
ByJeanClottes 
Rock art is a major part o our cultural heritage. It is certainly the most ancient andperhaps the most vulnerable. How can we best preserve the millions o images on rocksthroughout the world, which constitute a kind o gigantic museum collection exposedto the depredations o nature and human activity?
Dialogue 
10
 
Preserving a Worldwide Heritage
A Discussion about Rock ArtConservation
 J. Claire Dean, an archaeological conservator in private practice; Josephine Flood, ormerdirector o the Aboriginal Environment section o the Australian Heritage Commission;and Jo Anne Van Tilburg, director o the Rock Art Archive at
ucla
’s Cotsen Institute o Archaeology, talk with Neville Agnew and Je
rey Levin o the Getty Conservation Institute.
News in
16
 
U.S. Rock Art in the Twenty-frst Century:
Problems and Prospects
Conservation
ByDavidS.Whitley 
The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic change in the status o North American rockart, expressed in the United States by numerous research advances and a greater concernor conservation and site management. While these improvements are cause or optimism,serious problems persist, including the lack o trained rock art conservators and limitedresources or site documentation and management.
 
20 Building Capacity to Conserve Southern Arican Rock Art
ByJanetteDeaconandNevilleAgne
Over the years, the
gci
has acilitated conservation and training programs to improve themanagement o rock art sites, particularly in the Americas and Australia. The lessonslearned rom these programs have been valuable in structuring the Institute’s most recentinvolvement in rock art conservation—the Southern Arican Rock Art Project.
GCI News 
24 Projects, Events, and Publications
Updates on Getty Conservation Institute projects, events, publications, and sta
.

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