Monthly Archives for January 2013

On Art Objects and Intimacy

I cleaned the Governor’s nose today. I teased a small piece of cotton off a large sheet, rolled it around a stick, and dipped it into a solvent that is slowly, very slowly, removing the layer of shellac from the … Continue reading

23. January 2013 by Ginia Sweeney
Categories: Art, Conservation, Grad School, Michelangelo | Leave a comment

Dispatches from “Thesis Boot Camp”

I am spending the day at “Thesis Boot Camp”—organized by Williams College mostly for seniors, but also open to the scant grad students to whose ranks I belong—in hopes that it will knock me into some form of productivity. In … Continue reading

22. January 2013 by Ginia Sweeney
Categories: Grad School, Procrastination | Leave a comment

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