Conservation Of Louise Nevelson’s Bicentennial Dawn

Conservation Of Louise Nevelson’s Bicentennial Dawn

September 2007 During the summer of 2007, Louise Nevelson’s monumental sculpture Bicentennial Dawn from Philadelphia was in Oberlin at the McKay Lodge, Inc. sculpture conservation facilities for a complete recoating project due to massive failure of its previous coatings. The sculpture had…

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Conservation Of Louise Bourgeois Facets To The Sun

Conservation Of Louise Bourgeois Facets To The Sun

October 2007 Early in October 2007, the monumental steel sculpture Facets to the Sun was reinstalled on the plaza of the Federal Building in Manchester, New Hampshire by McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc. after the company removed the concrete-bound sculpture in…

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Exclusive Early Images Of Calder Stabiles

Exclusive Early Images Of Calder Stabiles

THE OHIO CONSERVATION CENTER: Here are rare early Calder images. Thanks to photographer Robert B. Hicks for responding to our request to search through his photographs and find these 1973 images never-before-seen of Calder sculptures in the process of being…

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Restoration Of New York City’s Totally Kid Carousel

McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc. and the Carousel Works of nearby Mansfield, Ohio, the famous maker of traditional carousels, will work together on a unique restoration project. The Totally Kid Carousel is a collaborative work by artist Milo Mottola…

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Calder Red

Calder Red

The red of some Alexander Calder sculptures have, unfortunately, been repainted with some fanciful variations of red. When the original red color can not be known for certain from archival information, paint cross sections, or other forms of documentation, there…

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Cleveland Public Art Projects

Cleveland Public Art Projects

May 2008 Art in public places especially that placed in outdoor environments requires frequent inspections and maintenance to preserve good appearance and physical stability. While McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc, is largely engaged in caring for the large public…

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