Gilded Sculpture Comes Home To Roost

Gilded Sculpture Comes Home to Roost

Sculpture Conservation & Gilding: While this unusual sculpture conservation treatment was completed in 2014, it is not until now that we can report, with some confidence, its success. This is due to needing a period of years to determine the…

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Jaume Plensa Sculpture Rescued By The Jaws Of Life

Jaume Plensa Sculpture Rescued by the Jaws of Life

Outdoor Sculpture Conservation: The Jaume Plensa stainless steel sculpture, TALE TELLER VI, recently required a little "rescuing" by Senior Conservator of Sculpture, Thomas Podnar.  The sculpture is a part of the of the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park at the…

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GSA Contract Awarded For Sculpture Conservation Nationwide

GSA Contract Awarded for Sculpture Conservation Nationwide

Sculpture Conservation: McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory signed a major contract today with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to provide sculpture conservation services at federal properties located nationwide.  This is a 5-year ID/IQ contract (indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity) starting with one…

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Neon Tornado In Topeka Restored

Neon Tornado in Topeka Restored

Sculpture Conservation, Light Sculpture: Rockne Krebs, one of the pioneers of electronic and technology-based artworks or sculptures, has created some of the largest public art installations in the world. Krebs was widely recognized for his monumental sculpture installations with laser light…

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Dealing With Public Art In A Trump Hotel

Dealing with Public Art in a Trump Hotel

Public Art Conservation: Inside the Old Post Office Building at 100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in Washington, DC hangs one of the great Public Art commissions in the United States: Robert Irwin's 48 SHADOW PLANES. It was commissioned for the building,…

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NPS Training And Objects Conservation In The Florida Keys

NPS Training and Objects Conservation in the Florida Keys

Objects Conservation, Artifact Conservation: In May of 2017, The National Park Service awarded a contract to McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory for the stabilization of two severely corroded but significant artifacts and for the training of local National Park Service personnel…

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