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Identifying and Preventing Warping from Water Damage in Paintings in Santa Barbara, Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles, and Orange County

Are you noticing a slight curve or bend in your oil or acrylic paintings? Perhaps the frame seems slightly warped? Don’t overlook these signs, as they could indicate underlying issues that require attention. In this article, we’ll delve into how … Continue reading

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Identifying and Preventing Water Damage on Paintings in Rainy Santa Barbara and Los Angeles

Has the rainy weather in the Santa Barbara and Los Angeles areas left you with water damage on paintings? Do you see signs of mold, flaking, blistering, discoloration, or warping on your artwork? Don’t fret! This article is for you. … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Henrietta Berk Retrospective at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University

The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University has collaborated with Steven Stern Fine Art and Fine Art Conservation Laboratories to present the fabulously wonderful Post WWII Abstract Expressionist Bay Area artwork for the Henrietta Berk Retrospective, which end Sat. … Continue reading

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Painting by Minerva Teichert Glued to Plywood Removed- Why?

This wonderful painting on canvas by Minerva Teichert of Pioneers was glued down to plywood when it was last restored… and a poor job it was. Bubbles or detachments showed how unevenly and poorly it was attached. But here’s a … Continue reading

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