The Conservation of Guy Wiggins – Episode 1: “The Work Before The Work”

The Conservation of Guy Wiggins –  Episode 1: “The Work Before The Work”

In this series we’re going to be taking an in-depth look at the entire conservation process as it relates to one painting. This untitled scene of Fifth Avenue in winter executed in oil on canvas by the American impressionist painter Guy Wiggins arrived at the studio in need of desperate conservation. The painting had an […]

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MUSIC and PAINTINGS: Fine Art Music and Painting | Beenish Art Works | NO 24 (April-2019)

MUSIC and PAINTINGS: Fine Art Music and Painting | Beenish Art Works | NO 24 (April-2019) Music and Paintings is a combination of Beenish Art Works. In each video’s created of Music and Painting And music will bring you the mood to watch these beautiful Paintings. Almost every video you can found Music and Paintings […]

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MUSIC and PAINTINGS: Fine Art Music and Painting | Beenish Art Works | NO 17 (Mar 2019)

MUSIC and PAINTINGS: Fine Art Music and Painting | Beenish Art Works | NO 17 (April-2019) Music and Paintings is a combination of Beenish Art Works. In each video’s created of Music and Painting And music will bring you the mood to watch these beautiful Paintings. Almost every video you can found Music and Paintings […]

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A Painting by Watteau: A Conservation Project

A Painting by Watteau: A Conservation Project

Antoine Watteau has always been seen as the most important French painter of the early eighteenth century. He died at the age of 37, very young and his short career spanned the time of the last years of Louis XIV and of the Regency Some of the paintings that one can see at the Wallace […]

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The Conservation of Guy Wiggins – Episode 2: ” The Cleaning Process”

The Conservation of Guy Wiggins – Episode 2: ” The Cleaning Process”

If you remember many different cleaning agents were tested to determine which one would be most effective at removing the accumulated surface grime and enable access to the varnish. Ultimately, a protease enzyme cleaner proved to be not only the best at removing the grime but also one of the more gentle and safest solutions. […]

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Painting Stars | Star Trail | National Gallery

Painting Stars | Star Trail | National Gallery

There are many dazzling representations of stars in the National Gallery’s collection. It takes you on a whole history of painting from early medieval work, from the fantastic religious paintings of Duccio, to the wonderful representations of nature in Turner’s sublime paintings of the early nineteenth century, and then to the work of the Impressionists […]

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The Conservation of Guy Wiggins – Episode 3: “On Structural Issues”

The Conservation of Guy Wiggins – Episode 3: “On Structural Issues”

Before embarking on any structural work Washi is adhered to the face of the painting with a reversible conservation adhesive. Using small sections of paper enables better conformation to the impasto and easier handling. This facing is done after the cleaning to ensure that none of the grime or old varnish interacts with the adhesive […]

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TRAILER | The Artist’s Sketchbook: Figures in Gouache | Part 3 with Steve Huston

TRAILER | The Artist’s Sketchbook: Figures in Gouache | Part 3 with Steve Huston

Hi, I’m Steve Huston. Today we’re going to work in sketchbooks and I’m going to show you how to render in a sketchbook. We’ll work small and relatively fast. We’re working with gouache. We’ll show you how you can get all the advantages of watercolor but then take it into a more finished and slightly […]

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The Analog and The Digital – Chris Staley, Penn State Laureate 2012-13

The Analog and The Digital – Chris Staley, Penn State Laureate 2012-13

Today I’d like to talk to you about the relationship between analog and digital and I think for a potter it’s really significant ’cause when we make a handmade cup there’s all these iterations and variations, but I’ll never forget when a student said, “Chris, you know you can just throw pots on an iPhone […]

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MA Fine Art | Middlesex University

MA Fine Art | Middlesex University

– [Rebecca] The MA Fine Art at Middlesex is a fantastic opportunity for artists to re-evaluate their practice. You can do it part-time or you can do it full-time, and during that time, you get the chance to work with a full range of teachers and to bring your art to new audiences. – [Corinne] […]

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