22 Nov 2013

Study day at the Rodin museum. Heritage conservation and intellectual property law

Musée Rodin
Paris, France
Off site

Heritage conservation and intellectual property law: best practices between curators, restorers and rights holders.

Rodin Museum Auditorium.

Study day at the Rodin museum co-organised with the Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti

Alexandra Bensamoun Senior Lecturer HDR (accreditation to supervise research) at Paris Sud University
Presentation of the challenges of conservation with regard to the law.
Author, conservator: the legal history of an artistic couple

Three examples of conservation of a museum piece conducted in relation to rights holders:

Aurélia Chevalier, Heritage conservator
From Etude I, suite pour Pierre Reverdy at the MAC VAL to A Galla Placidia at the MAMVP, by Simon Hantaï.

Véronique Wiesinger, Chief Curator
Alberto Giacometti's The Cage at the Grenoble Museum and Three Men Walking at the New York MOMA.

Jan-Rudolph de Lorm, Director of the Singer Laren museum, and François Blanchetière, Curator at the Rodin Museum
Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker at the Laren museum


The conservation of modern and contemporary works of art: how can it be reconciled with authors' rights?

Moderator: Catherine Chevillot, General Curator, Director of the Rodin Museum.
Speakers: Claudia Andrieu, Picasso Administration lawyer,

Daniel Moquay, Coordinator of the Yves Klein Archives,
Regine Schulz, member of the ICOM Executive Committee and member of the Ethics Committee,
Gilles Barabant, C2RMF (Centre for Research and Restoration of the Museums of France),
Véronique Sorano-Stedman, head of the conservation department at MNAM-CCI and director of the INP.

To search for a work, consult the Alberto Giacometti Database