Category Archives: Historic Buildings – Construction Sites

WPA Murals On US Postage Stamps A Weird Idea

As you read this, our team is working to preserve and restore an “environmental mural” painted on the side of a freeway that is 1/2 mile long!!! (not the freeway, the mural!) in Grand Prairie, Texas (Dallas – more on … Continue reading

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2 Super Interesting Preservation and Restoration Mural Projects Stopping Flaking Paint

I blogged in January about two murals that we worked on that had a special social message to tell. One is on the Army base in El Paso, Texas and the other is in Houston. The only thing that really connected … Continue reading

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Art Nouveau Rediscovered at the San Pellegrino, Italy Grand Hotel Art and Decoration Restoration Project

Art Nouveau mural restoration and over-paint removal project rediscovers acres of original 1904 decorations and art! This amazing work is part of the complete restoration of this Grand Hotel in San Pellegrino (BG), Italy which has stood abandoned since the early … Continue reading

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The importance of getting quality, professional, expert mural conservation consultation services

The importance of getting quality, professional, expert mural conservation consultation services Using examples of scagliola decorations in Italy

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Painted Out New Deal WPA Murals- Can they be restored?

They’ve been painting out murals for centuries… in fact, one of my first mural conservation projects was uncovering Renaissance murals in a church in Northern Italy that were drop dead gorgeous, but over the centuries were painted out!! Here’s a … Continue reading

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WPA mural experts say painted over school art was vandalism

Recognized as a national expert in mural conservation, CNN and the New Jersey Herald call Scott M. Haskins to review details (fact check) of the article and quote him… National News   http://www.njherald.com/article/20180616/AP/306169936

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Expert Historic Preservation Consultant On Extra-Ordinary Baroque Murals Hidden Away in Northern Italy

The magical art of illusion and perspective. Restoration of historic murals of masterpiece quality. Garda Lake has been a highly appreciated resort area since Roman times. On one side of the lake is Brescia and the other side is Verona, … Continue reading

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The Preservation Idaho Award

The State of Idaho named Fine Art Conservation Laboratories (FACL, Inc.) in its award of the Orchid and Onion Award from The Idaho Historic Preservation Council for the mural conservation treatments of the two Minerva Teichert murals in the extensive … 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 … Continue reading

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Mural Restoration Expert Consultation

FACL travels nationally to discuss and undertake mural conservation projects. Here’s a testimonial from a small project in Western Texas For our mural capability statement: https://www.fineartconservationlab.com/mural/

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