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Frank T. Bow Federal Building

Frank T. Bow Federal Building, Canton, OH

Steel Industry by Glen Shaw, 1937 The Frank T. Bow Federal Building in Canton, Ohio, contains a series of thirteen, powerfully composed, murals each depicting a different facet of the steel industry that is so important to cities of Northern Ohio.…

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Federal Support for Murals and Other Arts

Many of the earlier murals in the United States on view to the public were created through the support of the Federal government. Today, most of these murals are under the care of the U.S. General Services Administration. The U.S.…

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Metzenbaum murals - A Rebirth of Public Art

A Rebirth of Public Art

This article features art conservation work by McKay Lodge Fine Arts Conservation Laboratory, a specialist in art conservation, at the Howard M. Metzenbaum US Courthouse in Cleveland, Ohio. The PDF file is here: MILLET MURALS AT METZENBAUM Clem Labine’s Traditional Building…

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Art Conservation Cleveland Public Art

2014 Restoration of Albrizio Fresco Murals – Services Donated

Murals Conservation: During September 2014, twelve New Orleans frescoes by Louisiana artist Conrad Albrizio (1894-1973) were treated by Conservator of Paintings, Murals, and Polychromed Surfaces Stefan Dedecek. These Albrizio frescoes represent the twelve Stations of the Cross. They are located…

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Monumental N.C. Wyeth Mural Relocation

Mural Conservation – Monumental N.C. Wyeth Relocation

In murals conservation (or mural conservation) removals for relocations are sometimes necessary for their survival when the buildings that house them are slated for demolition or for invasive alterations. These removals, as here, can be both extremely difficult and toxic…

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