Category Archives: Saving Public Art

Should I Put Glass In Front Of My Painting When I Frame It?

This article has been syndicated at www.NewsReleaseWire.com/257654  What does it mean to be syndicated? See end of article. I’m often asked this question by people who are reframing their artwork, so here are a few thoughts that may guide you… … Continue reading

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Understanding Disaster Risk for Digital Heritage and Memories

June 2, 2021 An ICCROM virtual conference and training on preserving your digital memories. It may be a bit “corporate” or professional but the info should be good. Also, remember my publications, which are the most widely distributed and well … Continue reading

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WPA historic mural restoration expert Scott M. Haskins is interviewed by Sirius FM 143 national talk radio Julie Rose

This article has been syndicated at www.NewsReleaseWire.com/256244 What does it mean to be syndicated? See end of article. The recent international attention of the finding, saving and conservation of the mural painted during the Depression Era for the Richmond California Post … Continue reading

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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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You Think Your Art Has Faded? Maybe Not.

Fading of art is something about which I get a lot of questions. Some of the types of items that I notice fade the fastest and of which there is the biggest change of color are: Many Asian cultural items … Continue reading

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Brigadier General Chuck Yeager Valued Expert Professional Advice and Consultation Provided to Edwards Airfare Base by Scott M. Haskins

With Brigadier General Chuck Yeager’s passing on Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7th last week, a flood of memories of my childhood years came back as I remembered the fascination with the flights to breach the atmosphere with the X-15, the … Continue reading

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Behold The ‘Potato Head’ Of Palencia Joins ‘Behold The Monkey!’ In The Hall Of Fame Of Spanish Notable Art Restorations

A COMMENT ON NPR’S RTS & LIFE Behold The ‘Potato Head’ Of Palencia Joins ‘Behold The Monkey!’ In The Hall Of Fame Of Spanish Notable Art Restorations Another Botched Art Restoration A melted face with two round cavities standing in … Continue reading

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Caw Caw Blues

This story about country music legend Guy Clark seemed too weird to pass up telling you about…This macabre bronze statue of a crow (raven?) doesn’t have anything to do with the really interesting (and magnificent, actually) saving efforts of the … Continue reading

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