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The Chemistry of Cleaning Defaced Modern Art

The Chemistry of Cleaning Defaced Modern Art

Restoring works of art isn’t exactly like restoring Vigo in Ghostbusters II. For one thing, the challenges can be great even on restoring works less than 100 years old.

August 30, 2014 — Glendon Mellow

A Meeting of Art and Science

Art and science are usually held up as two opposing disciplines. However, arguably very similar abilities are needed to be an artist and a scientist: an ability to observe the world in detail, to perhaps notice things that other people don't, to creatively come up with ideas and to draw novel connections.

May 3, 2015 — Felicity Muth

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