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Give A Dog A Loan

In the conservation studio I am currently treating a painting ready for it to go on loan in January to a major venue in London.  The painting is of Josephine Bowes’s much beloved dog, Bernadine, painted by the French artist Antoine Dury, circa 1850. 771 more words


Treat them like humans...

Perhaps it is safe to say that the reason why we witness wastage of so many resources such as food, water etc., is primarily due to the fact that we, as human beings do not treat material things as humans. 280 more words


Dead Finless Porpoise Off Shek O

A locally-rare finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) was found dead in the waters off Shek O, last week (19th November 2015).

The adult female finless porpoise was discovered on Wednesday at Tai Long Pai, bringing the total number of cetacean strandings this year up to 35. 125 more words

Hong Kong

At last some rain!!! The Milgis is Smiling!


For months and months every morning we would wake up to this…..YES totally unbelievably beautiful BUT not a cloud in the sky.. 514 more words


Undressing Yves Saint Laurent

Last week we sadly said au revoir to the ‘YSL: Style is Eternal’ exhibition, as The Bowes Museum’s conservation and curatorial teams joined forces with staff from the… 436 more words


Winter Warmer

Sorry been absent for a while – holidays and so on.
Anyway we have started winter operating at the farm. We are closed to customers Monday to Friday and open 1100 to 1600hrs Saturday & Sunday. 181 more words


Preserving Pollock: A Conversation about Art Conservation

I’ll be talking with Jim Coddington, the Chief Conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, this Friday evening, November 20, at 9:00 p.m. 291 more words

Dallas Museum Of Art