Fort Myers Florida Tile Mosaic

Fort Myers Florida Tile Mosaic

The McKay Lodge Conservation Lab conserved a mosaic by Barbara Jo Revelle, titled THE ALTERNATIVE HISTORY OF FORT MYERS. The 100 foot wide tile mural is composed of approximately 297,600 colored tiles forming a composite of historical images of Fort…

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Remove and Mount Another Concrete-bound Mosaic

Earlier this year, the State of Louisiana contracted with McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc. to evaluate the feasibility, and design a plan, for the relocation of a large mosaic by Louisiana artist Conrad Albrizio. Now the state has asked…

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Saving Romare Bearden’s Pittsburgh Recollections

Saving Romare Bearden’s Pittsburgh Recollections

McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory was asked to remove a large, 780 tile mosaic mural from an underground light rail station in Pittsburgh. ¬†And to do so very quickly as its station was about to be demolished. This mural received considerable…

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Another Louisiana Mosaic Relocation

Another Louisiana Mosaic Relocation

WATCH A VIDEO OF MURAL RELOCATION HERE. OUR STANDARD TEST .357 FOR COMPOSITE MATERIALS ADHESION Here we perform one of our test methods to determine adhesion between mosaic mounting materials. In this test, Custom Building products thinset mortar is tested…

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