Blogs with tag: Painting

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Blogs with tag: Painting

August 7, 2014

"How do you remove varnish layers without softening or damaging the paint?" is just one question asked through the run of the Cleveland Museum of Art's exhibition, Conservation in Focus: The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew. We invite you to ask questions in the gallery via our interactive Q&A and online with the hashtag #Get2KnowCaravaggio. Here are this week's five featured Q&A's!

July 15, 2014

In part two of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s blog series focusing on the conservation of Rembrandt’sPortrait of a Woman, we take an in-depth look at the treatment issues surrounding the work in this illustration of the process on our blog. In honor of Rembrandt's birthday today, take a look at the final stages in bringing this important work of art back to life.

May 27, 2014

William Robinson, Curator of Modern European Art (Paintings and Sculpture 1800-1960), shares an inside look at van Gogh and his compelling career surrounding the museum's latest special exhibition, Van Gogh Repetitions open through Sunday, June 1.

February 27, 2014

Solving the aesthetic issues with conservation. The Cleveland Museum of Art's Portrait of a Woman, (Rembrandt van Rijn) is now back on view!

May 12, 2011

By Eileen Sullivan Kress
Fellow in Paintings Conservation