Category Archives: Paintings

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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Inpainting, Retouching and Over-painting

Inpainting, retouching and over-painting are terms commonly used in the conservation - restoration field. On occasion they are used interchangeably, but there are subtle differences that should be clarified.
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