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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

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Salvador Dali at the MoMA: The Persistence of Memory

Salvador Dali at the MoMA: The Persistence of Memory

[MUSIC PLAYING] We’re here at the Museum of Modern Art, one of my favorite art museums. We’re going to get a chance to see some of the most famous works of art. Let’s get inside and get started. Follow me.… Continue Reading