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Mural Restoration Expert Appointed by the City of Los Angeles

Public Art Division –
City of Los Angeles Art Collection Appoints
Fine Art Conservation Laboratories

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The Art Restoration Of Texas’s Most Famous Lost Public Art By The Most Famous Texan Artist You Never Heard Of

By Jasmine Brand, Guest Blogger, Historian
James Buchanan Winn, Jr. (1905-1979), or better known as Buck Winn, was a Texas muralist, sculptor, architect, and teacher and has been said to have shaped American twentieth century art, especially in the South West. … Continue reading

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Historic Murals Removed, Restored, Reinstalled – Minerva Teichert

The first mural ever that I did art conservation treatments on was in my graduate program in Italy. The first week of school I was put onto scaffolding and sat down in front of a mural dated 1365 on a … Continue reading

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What did they use to clean the Sistine Chapel?

I’m in Italy for a bout two weeks seeing friends, family, business associates and consulting. We’re in Rome to start off with and yesterday we went to Tivoli which is just outside of Rome. It has been a get away … Continue reading

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Kent Twitchell’s Jim Morphesis Monument Mural Fully Restored

In 1984, Kent Twitchell, Los Angeles’ most famous and most visible mural artist, was part of an elite group of artists to paint for the City of Los Angeles a series of murals along the downtown freeways to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Kent Twitchell’s Mural of Jim Morphesis Restoration Update

Hi Everyone,
We are “on the wall” today working to complete the mural restoration and conservation this week. Here is a photo from today:

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Kent Twitchell’s Final Stroke of Genius on the Mural “The Word” – Biola Jesus

I’ve written before about the work we did with mural artist extraordinaire Kent Twtichell (probably the most famous artist in LA and maybe the most famous mural artist in the USA) on his mural called the Biola Jesus by the … Continue reading

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Kent Twitchell Partners With Scott Haskins to Finish Art Conservation of Mural at Biola University

This video link of the art conservation/restoration of monumental realistic beautiful outdoor mural by Kent Twitchell at Biola University will take you to the dedicated page for this project. Kent teamed up with Scott Haskins to resolve difficult conservation questions … Continue reading

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Exhibition: “Art in the Streets” at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles missed a BIG opportunity to be a “guiding light institution.”

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles
missed a BIG opportunity to be a “guiding light institution”
in the Exhibition: “Art in the Streets”

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Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles Meets with Caltrans To Inspect Downtown LA Freeway Murals

Freeway murals in downtown LA are really a study on the subject of the battle against graffiti and tagging vandals. Caltrans (the highway maintenance authority in the State of California) is required by law to keep graffiti under control and … Continue reading

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