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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.
When conservators design a treatment for a corroded sculpture, they often have to grapple with the issue of the artist’s intent.
The de Young is one of the safest places to be during an earthquake.
By Arielle Hambrecht