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FACL Conducts Mural Preservation & Removal in Hawaii – Edward T. Grigware’s “The Defiance of Pele”

You Won’t Believe the Mural Preservation Process! Have you ever wondered how art conservators do mural removals or mural preservation? If so, this is the story you’ve been waiting for. At Fine Art Conservation Laboratories, Inc. (FACL), we take immense … Continue reading

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Removing Murals To Save Public Art In Austin, Texas

This article was syndicated for USA national redistribution. Its a bit of a coup to get an article syndicated, and its certainly prestigious, as additional “proof” that the info and the author are considered far and wide authoritative and an … 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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Jessie Arms Botke Featured in “Inner Visions: Women Artists of California”

Many people have heard that we were responsible for saving the wonderful, gorgeous mural of a tropical jungle by Jessie Arms Botke from demolition but few have heard the story. So, here it is! In 1992 I got a call … Continue reading

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Banksy Mural in LA

I’ve been working with a team of people for the last 6 months who have been trying to get their act together to save a Banksy mural from demolition on a Gas Station wall in West LA. Banksy did the … Continue reading

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