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Microscopically reweaving a 1907 painting | CONSERVATION STORIES

Microscopically reweaving a 1907 painting | CONSERVATION STORIES

This is a self portrait by Paula Modersohn-Becker. It was painted in 1907. It’s in really, really good condition considering it’s age. She’s holding her hand over her belly which is suggesting that she’s pregnant. The same year this was… Continue Reading

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Restoring a Frank Lloyd Wright statue | AT THE MUSEUM

Restoring a Frank Lloyd Wright statue | AT THE MUSEUM

Ellen: What we’re looking at is a Sprite from Frank Lloyd Wright’s project Midway Gardens, which was a sort of concert hall/beer garden in Chicago. It came to us in a really, really sad state. Clearly, it’s head is missing,… Continue Reading