Conservation & Restoration Services Provided By Array Art Conservation


Array Art Conservation is not currently accepting new restoration work until 2022. Please email questions for recommended restoration resources during this time, or to be added to the contact list when new restoration is accepted in 2022. Thank you for your patronage over the decades! 



Three-dimensional Art

  • Antique frames – stabilizing, reversing previous restoration, casting and replacing missing composition, cleaning, matching existing finishes (gilded gold leaf, faux finish, veneer)

  • Glass – stabilizing, reversing previous restoration

  • Gilding Gold Leaf- oil gilding & traditional water gilding techniques with hand made gesso & gilder's clay applications; custom ornamentation applications 

  • Lacquer – cleaning, stabilizing, replacing missing composition, matching existing finish

  • Metal – cleaning, neutralize rust and metal disease

  • Marble- cleaning, stabilizing, reversing previous restoration, replacing missing composition

  • Plaster – stabilizing, replacing missing composition

  • Porcelain – stabilizing, reversing previous restoration, replacing missing composition

  • Stone - stabilizing, reversing previous restoration, replacing missing composition

  • Wood - stabilizing, reversing previous restoration, replacing missing composition

Two-dimensional Art

  • Paintings

    • Canvas – relining, patching tears in canvas, cleaning, varnish removal, reversing previous restoration, replacing stretcher bars, replacing missing composition, in-painting, varnishing

    • Rigid support – stabilizing, cleaning, reversing previous restoration, mounting, replacing missing composition, in-painting, varnishing

  • Paper

    • Oil-based prints – aqueous cleaning, aqueous deacidication, mounting

    • Water-soluble media – surface cleaning, spray deacidification

    • Asian screens- stabilizing tears, flattening, cleaning, in-painting


      *Note- Conservation is practiced on a case-sensitive basis. Methods used can only be determined, and assessments made based on variables unique to each individual work of art. All conservation & restoration methods employed are fully reversible.


 

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