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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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After Mural Restoration in California The Horse Breakers by Fletcher Martin is again in Lamesa, TX!

By Wilson Jackson, Guest Blogger
A valuable Depression Era oil-on-canvas-glued-to-a-wall mural called “The Horse Breakers” by renown artist Fletcher Martin, painted way back in 1939, is back in it’s original community of Lamesa, TX after it was removed from a wall … Continue reading

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Cowboy Rodeo WPA Mural To Be Removed_Art Conservation Consultation and Painting Restoration in Texas

While I enjoy the high profile jobs with important or even famous artwork I LOVE to work with small communities to save their public art. This art is often very important to the locals… maybe the only historical art in the community. … 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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Mural Cleaning in Historic Building Construction – Project Changes – Being nimble, versatile, flexible… and “on it”!

We thought we were on a superficial mural cleaning and varnishing project! But its a bit more adventurous than that. In the jungle of scaffolding and working among an army of 1,500 demolition and construction workers and equipment we realize … Continue reading

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Kent Twitchell’s Mural-Monument to the LA Chamber Orchestra News Article

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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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Graffiti Removal From LA 1984 Olympic Freeway Murals To Begin- Details and Video

Mural restoration and graffiti removal in downtown Los Angeles will begin Tues. This will be the first 101 freeway mural of 4 that are covered with graffiti. Then, after these 4 are looking good, another 8 murals that are part of … Continue reading

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Naval Air Base Historic Mural To Be Saved

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Mural Conservation Work Begins On Jesus Biola Mural

Work began last week on the art conservation aspects of preserving this mural, which is my part of this project. I did a video of this work you can see at http://www.fineartconservationlab.com/twitchell-biola-jesus-mural/ (its the 2nd video) . Meanwhile, Kent is in the … Continue reading

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