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April 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday, April 24
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
The restoration of statues is about more than improvement of an object. Statuary restoration involves taking three-dimensional art to the next level of artistic impact. Made of various media, sometimes exposed to elements, statuary sustains different kinds of damages. But whether they are profound or mild in nature, the damages can be stopped and the artwork restored to convey the artist’s original idea. This presentation will include a few examples of various approaches to professional sculpture restoration.
About the presenter: Boris Brindar is a second-generation art conservator. He got his start in the field at a young age, working with his dad, then the Head of Conservation Labs at the Russian State Museum in Leningrad. Boris is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Leningrad where he received a degree in conservation and art history. He has more than 33 years of professional experience.
This lecture is FREE to PHLF members. Non-members: $10
RSVPs are appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-471-5808 ext. 527