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Lecture: The Art of Artwork Restoration
November 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday, November 21
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
The Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
A presentation on the basic aspects of artwork restoration including oil paintings, murals icons, art on paper like posters, lithographs, and prints, sculptural pieces and other works of art. Specific attention will be given to the difference between artwork restoration and repair and the proper ways to keep, exhibit, insure, and monitor art collections.
About the presenter: Boris Brindar, a second-generation art conservator, got his start in the field at a young age, working with his dad, then Head of Conservation Labs at the Russian State Museum in Leningrad. Boris received his degree in conservation and art history from the Academy of Fine arts in Leningrad. At the Academy Boris specialized in oil paintings and religious icons. He has more than 33 years of professional experience, with 25 years in the United States, working on various projects ranging from a renovation/restoration of a cathedral to historic landmarks and private art collections.
This lecture is FREE to PHLF Members. Non-members: $10. RSVPs are appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-471-5808 ext 527.