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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Stephen Parrish

Much preparation has gone into the new exhibit in the Schiff Gallery.  The Etching Revival:  From Daubigny to Twachtman will be open to the public February 13, and many of the prints made their way through the Paper Lab for…

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On view in the Mary R. Schiff Library & Archives throughout November is a selection of items from the papers of Paul Ashbrook (1867-1949), a lithographer, etcher, painter, cartoonist and, according to most people who knew him, a gifted raconteur.…

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Christmas came early for Conservation this week with the arrival of a cold-suction conservation table!  Vacuum suction is an important tool in the conservators’ repertoire as it allows us to gently but evenly hold an object flat under suction, draw…

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Tree of Life, Etz Chaim, World Tree, Cosmic Tree, Yggdrasil, Világta, Holy Tree, Ashvattha, Tree of Enlightenment – it goes by many names but the concept of a great tree that unites all living things has been a constant in…