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People ask me, “Do I still do the painting restoration work?”

By Scott M. Haskins, Head of Conservation
I’m asked fairly often, since I travel so much, do I ever do the actual art conservation work on paintings. The short answer is:

If you count the treatments we do on murals then, yes, … Continue reading

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Mural Restoration of Steve McQueen Monument by Kent Twitchell Completed

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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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Mural Removal – Hyde Park Mural Project in London, England

Scott M. Haskins is an expert mural restorer/conservator: Just got a call from an organization to save an important mural from demolition in London, England. They’ve asked me to be the trouble shooter for the removal of the mural from … 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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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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Mural Art Conservation Survey and Overpaint Removal at Texas Southern University (TSU)

I’m at TSU this week and its been a great week of looking at art. This University has a rich heritage of mural painting starting back with some really great artist pioneers back in the 50’s. The result has been … Continue reading

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TSU Murals By Harvey Johnson That Were Painted Out Similar To Work At Fair Park- See Video

Cleaning off the overpaint from murals that have been painted out is tricky… but we do it. Next week I’ll be in Houston, Texas visiting Texas Southern University (TSU) to survey, inspect and inventory 168 murals! And while there, I’ll … Continue reading

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