Maintaining and Clarifying the Artist’s Vision: The Art of Conservation
Saturday, March 7, 3:00 p.m.
Lecturer: Steven Erisoty
$15 ($10 members)
Woodmere Art Museum
9201 Germantown Avenue

Steven Erisoty, a member of the Art Conservators Alliance, treated several paintings that are on view in Keeping It Real: Recent Acquisitions of Narrative and Realist Art. He will describe the conservation process, how an artists vision is maintained and clarified in its progression, and how a paintings multilayered structure of different materials is affected by moisture, heat, seasonal weather cycles, age, and misguided attempts at restoration. before and after photos will be included.