Bringing Street Murals Back to Life

National Internet Radio Guest: Scott Haskins Director and Chief Conservator, Fine Art Conservation Laboratories Top of Mind by Julie Rose Broadcast Journalist and Interviewer BYURadio Colorful street art seems to have taken on new life thanks to Instagram. Tourists will make a special pilgrimage to an out-of-the-way spot just to get that perfect photo inContinue reading “Bringing Street Murals Back to Life”

Saving An Iconic Mural by The Most Famous Historic African American Artist, Dr John Biggers (1953)

YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/hUom81Svtsw Fine Art Conservation Laboratories has been working with the Blue Triangle Multi-cultural Community Center, where the mural is located, on the logistics for the art conservation treatments of this high profile project.  Preserving and restoring this nationally famous mural in Houston, Texas done by renown African American artist Dr. John Biggers, hasContinue reading “Saving An Iconic Mural by The Most Famous Historic African American Artist, Dr John Biggers (1953)”

Historic Mural Restoration and Consultation Services

Getting the correct information to plan for the preservation and restoration of a historic mural can be a problem… and getting the wrong info can be an expensive and time wasting process.  I recently was called by an Army base in Texas with a cautious request: How much would I charge to come to theContinue reading “Historic Mural Restoration and Consultation Services”

Saving a Whimsical Mural of an Animal Circus

by Flora Arguilla, UC Santa Barbara, Art History Dept, Art Conservation Intern The destruction of Hubbell Reed McBride’s mural, Animal Circus, would have meant the tragic loss of a whimsical, colorful, and beautifully detailed historical painting that everyone from children to adults has enjoyed for decades. People who care about artistic and historical heritage, professionalContinue reading “Saving a Whimsical Mural of an Animal Circus”

Detached Historical Ex-Large Murals on Canvas Lined And Mounted – A Specialized Expertise Highlighted by National Organization of Art Conservation

Posted on September 1, 2017 by Scott M. Haskins September’s Facebook cover image of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) features, Professional Associate Scott Haskins (left in the photo) of Fine Art Conservation Laboratories, Inc., who is also a former chair (for 6 years) of the Conservators In Private Practice (CIPP) specialtyContinue reading “Detached Historical Ex-Large Murals on Canvas Lined And Mounted – A Specialized Expertise Highlighted by National Organization of Art Conservation”