Category Archives: Paintings

Tools to Outline Treatment Proposals

In art conservation, when examining an artwork to outline a treatment proposal, conservators go through a process very similar to “close reading” a text. First, they look at the artwork, pointing ....
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Handling and Transportation of Works of Art

Artnet News, an electronic magazine, published on November 23rd an interesting article about Handling and Transportation of Works of Art titled  7 Art Shipping Nightmares and How Best to Avoid Them. According to Laura Doyle, fine art specialist with Chubb Insurance, the majority of art losses occur while items are in transit. Here, are listed…
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Restoration: The Infamous Ecce Homo

Two years after the so called restoration of the Ecce Homo in the Sanctuary of Mercy church in Borja, Spain, things are standing still. The painting was of little artistic significance, all the fame came from an attempt to restore the mural by an untrained amateur in 2012. In fact, the restoration became viral over…
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