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Rustin Levenson-[Fellow]

ArtCare Conservation, A Rustin Levenson Company
President and Founder
Miami, FL
B.A. Wellesley College; Diploma in Paintings Conservation, Fogg Art Museum, and Harvard University. Conservation staff of the Fogg Museum (1969-1973), the Canadian Conservation Institute (1973-1974); The National Gallery of Canada (1974-1977); and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1977-1980). She has co-authored with art historian, Andrea Kirsh, Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies (Yale University Press, 2000) and written chapters for The Expert vs. the Object (Oxford University Press, 2004) and the upcoming Painting Conservation Book to be published by Buttersworth Press. Her published articles include Emergency Conservation, Adhesives for Strip-Lining Twentieth Century Paintings, A New Method for Strip-Lining Easel Paintings, Useful Modifications for Current Lining Techniques, and Up in Smoke, the treatment of fire damaged paintings. She is a Fellow both in the American Institute for Conservation and The International Institute for Conservation, and has served on numerous professional committees as well as chairing the Paintings Specialty Group of the American Institute for Conservation.