Rick Meyers, Exhibits Preparator, works on a painting titled Gratiot Street Prison, on display in The Civil War in Missouri exhibit. The simplest way to begin the stabilization of paintings or other types of framed artwork is to provide protective layers in the front and back. The front protective layer is referred to as "glazing," which ideally would be a type of Plexiglas that is UV filtering, anti-reflective, and anti-static.
The paintings conservation lab at Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, where conservators are preparing a work for display in the 2008 Carnegie International, Life on Mars. www.cmoa.org/ci08lifeonmars ...(See the coolest installations in NYC on https://www.artexperiencenyc.com
Many steps go into creating a new collection at the Missouri History Museum—join curator David Lobbig as he takes us through the process in this two-part series. In Part I, you learned the types of information curators gather about new objects. In the second part, learn how objects are cleaned, labeled, and transported to our conservation lab.
By Gwen from Barry Framing in San Antonio, TX, who recently used a stunning black moulding from Roma to accent a customer’s dinosaur skeleton encased in a Plexiglas box. Using our moulding in a variety of ways, the creativity of our Roma customers is limitless.
We're down to the final four of Artifact Madness! Vote for your favorites. The last shoes standing will be guaranteed a place in our exhibit "Little Black Dress: From Mourning to Night," opening in spring 2016. #StLStyle #Vintage #VintageFashion http://historyhappenshere.org/content/artifact-madness-2015-0