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Marjorie Merriweather Post

This exhibition presents five costumes from Marjorie Merriweather Post ’s personal collection. The fancy dress costumes from the 1920s include Marie Antoinette, Starry Night, Juliet, and a Female American Indian costume worn by Marjorie,...
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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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