Corrosion Control And Repair Of A242 A588 / COR-TEN Steel Art

Corrosion Control And Repair Of A242 A588 / COR-TEN Steel Art

Through research, experimentation, and consultations with metallurgists and corrosion control engineers McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc. has been able to successfully deal with a variety of preservation issues with low alloy, structural weathering steel commonly known as Cor-Ten, the…

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Exclusive Early Images Of Calder Stabiles

Exclusive Early Images Of Calder Stabiles

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

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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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Cast-iron Fountains With Zinc Sculptures

Cast-iron Fountains With Zinc Sculptures

Sculpture Conservator Tom Podnar is mentioned in Carol Grissom’s talk “Toward Better Treatment of Cast-Iron Fountains with Zinc Statues”.  Tom is skilled at the traditional and difficult technique of lead-tin soldering which is the most durable repair of zinc. Carol…

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