Category Archives: FACL in the media

National Magazine Photo Shoot On Art Restoration

A nationally distributed-online and in-print magazine is featuring Fine Art Conservation Laboratories for the painting restoration of a high profile historical painting (which will, for the time, remain nameless… sorry). The photographer thought he would grab a couple of quick … Continue reading

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Lost Post Office WPA Mural Found, Restored, and Installed in San Francisco Bay Museum

WPA mural saved, preserved, restored and installed in Bay Area museum. Chat with Fine Art Conservation Laboratories about your art. Continue reading

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Frankie Boyer Talk Radio Interview Boston Mass

How can something be priceless when its not worth anything? What is worth saving and protecting of our “stuff?” I’ve been media trained by one of the recognized best marketing geniuses, Rick Frishman in NY, been interviewed numerous times, been … Continue reading

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A Ripped Oil Painting, Salt Lake City; Pets and Art, Antiques and Collectibles Do Not Mix

It’s one thing to teach your kids not to play rough around your favorite painting hanging in your house, but it would probably be a lot harder to teach your pets the same thing. Even the most well-behaved dog doesn’t … Continue reading

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Iconic Mural Painted Out Instead Of Removing Graffiti On 110 Freeway in South Bay, Los Angeles

By Scott M. Haskins Veteran journalist Nick Green called me on the phone asking intelligent questions about the legalities of painting our murals and what rights artists have. We also discussed the options of future mural restoration, protection of public … Continue reading

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Mural Restoration Experts From FACL Conserve Longest Mural in USA, Located in Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas

One of the biggest works of art in the USA is right here in Grand Prairie, in plain view. In fact, you may have driven past it and not really known much about this iconic public work of art in … Continue reading

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Preservation Houston Award for Mural Conservation Treatments of Historic National Treasure in 2020

The restoration of the John Biggers mural at the Blue Triangle Community Center in Houston Texas received the Good Brick Award for excellence in historic preservation. The mural conservation treatments by Fine Art Conservation Laboratories, which saved the badly damaged … Continue reading

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Restoring Street Murals Back to Life Interview by Julie Rose on BYURadio Top of Mind

Top of Mind by Julie Rose BYURadio National Internet Radio Interview: Restoring Street Murals Back to Life Guest: Scott Haskins, Director and Chief Conservator, Fine Art Conservation Laboratories Colorful street art seems to have taken on new life thanks to … Continue reading

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Can The Restoration of Contemporary Public Art Murals Ethically Include Repainting?

Is the repainting of a contemporary mural in the name of restoration ever acceptable?”  The case of the Blue Moon Trilogy The International Institute for Conservation (London, England) asked Scott M. Haskins, professional art conservator, to address this question in a … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Art Expert Restores Historic Mammoth Mural AIDS Painting Near Hollywood Bowl In Los Angeles

The challenges Scott M. Haskins, Head of Art Conservation, faced when he was asked to restore the graffiti-covered “Blue Moon Trilogy” mural across from the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles seemed overwhelming to outsiders. But that didn’t stop him from … Continue reading

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