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    RE: Conservation of large outdoor sculpture

    Hi Kathryn, I don't have the answers but I have an idea of who might have some suggestions. When I lived in Fort Wayne, IN the art museum there also has a large outdoor painted steel sculpture that was hit by a drunk driver. They had it repaired though ...

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    RE: Conservation of large outdoor sculpture

    Hi Kathryn. Im a sculpture conservator in Manhattan who has been able to work with the various institutional clients through not only the federal grants April mentioned, but also private and state funding.  One great grant in the area that would cover ...

  • Hi Kathryn, I am the C2CC Monitor for this week and have a few suggestions for you.  First, you may want to take this webinar: https://www.connectingtocollections.org/inside-out-outdoor-sculpture/ .  Another resource is this pdf file from the old Save ...

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    Conservation of large outdoor sculpture

    ​Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn NY is the proud home to an epic outdoor steel sculpture, "Ascendance" by Osamu Shimoda that was donated to us in 1977. It is the first thing visitors to our campus see.  However, it is in need of conservation ...

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    RE: Presurized artifacts

    Alan, I have heard back from one expert who suggests bagging the small aerosol can to prevent leaking and additionally ensuring the climate is controlled in the storage area.  It occurs to me that controlling the climate could be different for these ...

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