Art restoration is restoring art as closely back to its original state. Art restoration used to be a common practice in the past. Although towards the end of the 20th century, an entirely different concept of restoration known as conservation-restoration was developed. Conservation restoration is concerned with preserving art for the future by making it look new at all times. That is, ensuring it does not degrade quickly. The art of restoring art is a skill that few picture framing companies can perform. Heritage Frame & Picture Co has been restoring artwork for almost 140 years. Whereas most companies who offer art restoration lack the experience to restore art and end up damaging the artwork.
At HeritageFrame.com we carry out art conservation that involves the cleaning and stabilization of art work. We ensure that any process we use can be reversed. We know cleaning is an irreversible process and inexperience companies can damage a piece or some parts of the work. This is why we take all the care in the world and continually undergo professional training to ensure we give our clients top quality art restoration.
To enlighten you further on art restoration, it is a very essential to the survival of ancient classical paintings. In addition, art restoration is also a scientific application of chemistry, as it involves some form of research in determining the original colors and materials used to design an art piece.
If you are looking for professional art restorers in New York, kindly check our services out. We are professionals with 140 years of experience in art restoration in Manhattan. We offer various type of art restoration using different techniques.
Some restoration techniques involve the use of watercolor paint on in paint damages on frescos. This is done to achieve a near total reversibility. The watercolor technique was applied in the 20 year restoration of the “Last Supper” by Da Vinci in Milan. Another commonly used technique is the Tinted Vanish Treatment. This technique is applied after the piece must have been totally cleaned and varnished. The final phase in the art restoration process would then be to go to the areas where original paints might be missing from, or areas where there are some sort of patched holes or irregularities. As art restorers we then go in with tinted varnish over the face of the non-tinted varnish. This gives the idea that the spots have been totally been re-painted, while in reality, it is just some few spots of tinted varnish.
For professional art restoration as well as custom art framing and installation, call Heritage Frame & Picture Co at (212)233-3205 or (914)332-5200.
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Heritage Frame and Picture Co. is located at 8 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591.
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