9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Pier Gustafson’s Father’s Suitcase is a one-of-a kind artwork.
X-rays can reveal a broken bone, but they can also give us information about what is happening inside inanimate objects.
By Catherine Coueignoux
Textile conservation looks at the ideal way to display a dip-dyed and hand-painted Moroccan woman’s headcover, or adghar ibrdane tasslit.
By Anne Getts
Our paper conservation team set up a screen-printing station to investigate prints Ed Ruscha made with foods, including Heinz Baked Beans and caviar.
When Alan Sonfist’s work came to the Paintings Conservation department for treatment, my first thought was: This graphite drawing on canvas is more a drawing on a textile than it is a painting.
By José Luis Lazarte
It’s not just a simple knit 1, purl 2 project. Instead, it should carry the warning, “Requires Expert Supervision.”
By Sarah Gates
Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the painting’s whereabouts over the past year.
The Objects Conservation Department worked with outdoor sculpture contractors to conserve the Louise Nevelson sculpture Ocean Gate in 2011.