Category Archives: Preventive Conservation

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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American Flag Restored

Just two days prior to Independence Day, we, at South Florida Art Conservation, are working in a 37 stars American Flag. The treatment consisted in surface cleaning by vacuum, with a protective screen and low suction; elimination of old patches that didn't match the color and were covering one of the points of a star, careful tear…
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What is Art Conservation?

In his Theory of Restoration,  Cesare Brandi, an art critic, historian, and specialist in art conservation/restoration, describes art conservation as "the methodological moment in which the work of art is appreciated in its material form and in its historical and aesthetic duality, with a view to transmitting it to the future". Art Conservation involves protection…
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