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Julius Lowy Framing and Restoration: Present and Future

CONSERVATION IS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY FIELD INVOLVING STUDIO PRACTICES, SCIENCE AND THE HUMANITIES. NAVIGATING THE FIELD OF CONSERVATION IS NOT EASY BUT THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CONSERVATION BOTH DEFINES AND OUTLINES THE SCOPE AND SKILL THAT A CONSERVATOR OF WORKS OF ART AND HISTORICAL WORKS MUST POSSESS. 1,062 more words

THE EMERGING COLLECTOR: Intro & FA7 by Katie Yancey

Unless you’re a billionaire bolstering (read: producing) the art market to use as a high stakes investment game and ultimate tax shelter-disguised-as-philanthropy, collecting great art can seem impossible. 466 more words

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Speed painting today felt good, the studio was a bit chilly. No insulation in the walls so it’s basically same temperature as outside which is a cozy -1 Celsius or 30 Fahrenheit.   96 more words

The tradition of art conservation with Brad Shar of Lowy's

LOWY’S STATE OF THE ART CONSERVATION STUDIO IS AN ENVIRONMENT WITH AN ABUNDANCE OF UNOBSTRUCTED NATURAL LIGHT, FACILITATING IDEAL CLEANING AND INPAINTING CONDITIONS. THE STUDIO IS GENEROUSLY EQUIPPED WITH BOTH TRADITIONAL AND INNOVATIVE EQUIPMENT, EVERYTHING REQUIRED TO  PROVIDE THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SERVICE TO CLIENTS WHO RANGE FROM PRIVATE COLLECTORS, GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS.   1,104 more words

SOUTHEAST ASIA PREMIERE

China’s Art Missionary, Jan 24, 2015, 4-6PM Moving Image Gallery @ Singapore Art Museum. Get Tickets

This is the journey of Swiss art collector, Uli Sigg, into the heart of the Chinese cultural space, as a preserver and custodian of cultural assets which are not his own. 34 more words

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WORLD PREMIERE : SINGAPORE ART WEEK

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SINGAPORE PREMIERE

23 Jan 2015, 2-5PM, Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum (VIP only)

presented by Singapore Art Museum, Screening of The 24-Hour Practice and China’s Art Missionary, followed by a moderated discussion by Prof Mark Joyce… 370 more words

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In the beginning

There was no epiphany of any kind back in 2002. Tied up with family life and grappling with a notion of a rewarding work-life balance we realised one thing we all enjoyed was looking at, and talking about, contemporary art . 412 more words

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