Category Archives: Historic Buildings – Construction Sites

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 This Aug. 5, 2015 photo provided by Frank … Continue reading

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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/ For our mural consultation statement: https://www.fineartconservationlab.com/consultations/ Our mural conservation videos on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE1FF71CC598A8E79 … Continue reading

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Professional Art Restoration Painting Conservation Door to Door Service

“Consultation at home or office at no charge?!?!” “You pick up and deliver?” We get around… Our circulation through the areas listed below is done so often and effortlessly by our office that we consider these “our backyard:” Santa Monica … 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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Authentic WPA Mural of “Old West” Art Conservation Consultation and Project Planning

Click to see short video In South Central Utah among the red earth table top landscape filled with dinosaur bones, there is an old coal mining town with a surprisingly good quality WPA mural. The panorama historical WPA mural is … Continue reading

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Mural Conservation Consultant – Travel with me to see hidden and secret places!!

Have you ever thought about how art conservation and especially painting restoration of old works of art help us to look back in history? Think about how much info we get about old architecture long lost, old and ancient clothes … 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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