CONSERVATION OF SCULPTURES BY LUIS JIMÉNEZ

CURRENT TREATMENTS 2016 McKay Lodge mentioned in Smithsonian Science News "VAQUERO" Luis Jiménez Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC. IMG_2628 "SODBUSTER" Luis Jiménez Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND. IMG_2632 TREATMENT OF "LOS LAGARTOS" Luis Jiménez City of El Paso,…

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Conservation Of Sculptures By Luis Jiménez

Conservation of Sculptures by Luis Jiménez

CURRENT TREATMENTS 2016 McKay Lodge mentioned in Smithsonian Science News "VAQUERO"  Luis Jiménez Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC. "SODBUSTER"  Luis Jiménez Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND. TREATMENT OF "LOS LAGARTOS" Luis Jiménez City of El Paso, TX. Leading automotive…

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Repairing Konzal’s Gateway

Repairing Konzal’s Gateway

Joseph Konzal's Cor-ten sculpture GATEWAY was commissioned under the Art-in-Architecture Program of the General Service Administration in 1977. Cor-ten steel, sometimes referred to as weathering steel, is expected to develop a protective layer of corrosion upon exposure to the elements.…

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Cleveland Museum Of Art Co2 Cleanings

Cleveland Museum of Art Co2 Cleanings

During the summer of 2014, McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory was contracted to work with the conservators at the Cleveland Museum of Art to remove a failed protective coatings and reapply new ones to three sculptures, including Rodin’s iconic sculpture…

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Painting A Rosati Sculpture

Painting a Rosati Sculpture

OUTDOOR SCULPTURE CONSERVATION at THE OHIO CONSERVATION CENTER: Outdoor sculpture conservation is one of our most active specialties. In 2014 we removed to our facility a monumental outdoor sculpture by James Rosati (1911-1988) for complete repainting. This was our second…

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Outdoor Painted Sculpture Experts Meeting

OUTDOOR SCULPTURE CONSERVATION: On June 20-22, 2012, Robert Lodge, company president and industrial coatings specialist for the company’s sculpture conservation projects, attended the meeting: The Conservation of Twentieth-Century Outdoor Painted Sculpture OUTDOOR PAINTED SCULPTURE EXPERTS MEETING The three day meeting…

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Testing Bronzeshield With Dr. Battochi

Testing Bronzeshield With Dr. Battochi

OUTDOOR SCULPTURE CONSERVATION: Protective coatings for outdoor sculpture conservation are constantly being evaluated by our firm. For four days in a cold week of March 2013, polymer scientist Dante Battochi, D.Eng., PhD of Elinor Specialty Coatings, Fargo, ND, conducted field…

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Solid Carbon Dioxide Cleaning Symposium

Solid Carbon Dioxide Cleaning Symposium

Conservator Jim Gwinner was a presenter and demonstrated CO2 cleaning equipment at the September 2015 symposium: Ice Cold: Solid Carbon Dioxide Cleaning Symposium at the Lunder Conservation Center and the Hirshhorn Museum of Art. This full day program was an…

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SERVICES

FIELD AND SHOP SERVICES PROVIDED The company is well equipped, knowledgeable and practiced in the provision of the following services equally well on-site and at our large shops. INDUSTRIAL COATINGS Surface Preparation Surface preparations for optimal bonding of coatings by abrasive…

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Travertine Sculpture By Doug Hyde Treated

Travertine Sculpture by Doug Hyde Treated

McKay Lodge Conservation's stone conservator Marcin Pikus recently traveled to New Mexico to treat an untitled artwork by Doug Hyde in the plaza in front of the Federal Courthouse in Albuquerque.  Originally designed as a fountain, each stone block of carved and polished…

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