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Thursday, June 01, 2017
May at The Center: Remembering Bob Glick, Our Favorite Artists, Conserving a 20th Century Television Cabinet, AIC Event Highlights
In our May newsletter we remember advisory board member, Bob Glick, who
offered his guidance and expertise to The Conservation Center for over
13 years. Bob contributed to the success of The Center in immeasurable
In Our Favorite Artists, three Alphonse Mucha pieces opened a
conversation about the artists that inspire us (read to the end of the
article to get a list of our favorites!). “Adding ‘Magnetism’ to Places Where People Gather”
looks at how we were able to conserve an RCA television cabinet that
came to us from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis with water damage.
Finally, scroll to the bottom to see photos from our AIC event at The
REMEMBERING BOB GLICK
OUR FAVORITE ARTISTS: SELECTING A FRAME FOR MUCHA'S "LA DAME"
At The Conservation Center we are very fortunate to be surrounded by
amazing art every day. It is an extraordinary opportunity to work so
intimately with many great pieces created by artists whom you have
studied your whole life. However, during the day-to-day we often find
ourselves focusing more on the physicality of the pieces as opposed to
having discussions about the many artists that sparked our interest in
this field in the first place. Read on to the end of this article to
find out which artists are some of our team's favorites! Recently, we
had the opportunity to conserve and frame one of our regular favorites,
Alphonse Mucha. READ MORE
"ADDING 'MAGNETISM' TO PLACES WHERE PEOPLE GATHER": CONSERVING A 20TH CENTURY TELEVISION CABINET WITH WATER DAMAGE
The Conservation Center, we are always excited to treat pieces that
utilize a wide range of our conservators’ skills, and help to preserve
important moments in our cultural history. So, when a RCA 648PTK
television cabinet came to us from the Children's Museum of
Indianapolis, we were excited to discuss the treatment options available
for the conservation of the piece.
About The Conservation Center The
Conservation Center is the largest and most comprehensive private art
conservation laboratory in the country. With over 33 years of
experience, The Center is a leader in the field of art preservation,
evolving new treatments and methods to adapt to the rapidly-changing art
world. We have cared for fine art from some of the country’s most
prestigious private collections, museums, galleries, insurance
companies, and corporations.