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Daniel Goldreyer, work's conservator

Art Restoration The Art Restoration Disasters (and miraculous!)




 Although art restoration hasn't been the most popular subject, recent failures were so spectacular that they became to the top of the list. We've all witnessed it.




 Themes of disastrous attempts to restore historical works of arts (often theological), Ecce Homo or Immaculate Conception are two examples.


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 Spain changed its laws on art restoration to make it more well-known. But there are many other incredible stories.




 Artwork that has been severely damaged, and art restorations that fail horribly (and often humorously) wrong.


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 Have you been told the story of Christo pieces being removed from wrappers in customs? True story. Or that time the Las Vegas casino owner and billionaire Steve




 Wynn accidentally pushed his elbow through a Picasso worth more than $130 million? Or Wynn the "starving Artist" who ate bananas duct taped to a wall (also known).


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 as Comedian by Maurizio Cattelan) at Art Basel Miami in 2019? That was the last, which was a joyous conclusion: The gallery that showed the work.




 Emmanuel Perrotin decided to decline to press charges against Perrotin. Perrotin claimed that he did it as an act of "hungry" act and became an instant web sensation.




 sensation.




 Who is afraid of Art Restoration?



 The hilarious podcast 99% invisible has a hilarious episode titled "The many deaths of a painting" and it's about an artist who is afraid of


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 American postwar artist Barnett Newman created Red, Yellow and Blue III. The painting is a simple composition using three colors -- but




 Primarily red, it was so obnoxious for people who visited Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum, which acquired the work back in 1969 that a number of expressed their feelings.




 Physically sick and/or angry just thinking of it.





 In the 80's while the painting was on display, a struggling artist called Gerard Jan van Bladeren attacked it with a box-cutter, slashing the




 The canvas is in the center. According to reports, "When all the slashes were added up they were nearly 50 feet long."


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 The story began at the beginning, as the process of restoring the painting ended up being exactly as controversial as original vandalism.




 The restoration process took four years. It eventually cost the museum over $1 million.




 Daniel Goldreyer, work's conservator. Goldreyer assured the Stedelijk that he was able to repair the work "within 98%" when he was first appointed.




 Accuracy."




 Without the "shimmering qualities to the red, which created a feeling of depth",




 Short story: The Stedelijk had to have the painting examined for forensic reasons. The restorer informed the restorer that they had used a basic roller to cover the painting.




 The entire canvas was painted matte the entire canvas, which he strongly rejected. The painting was noticeably different but was the identical




 effect.


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