Articles: Art

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Conservation Wars

James Beck '52 leads an ardent campaign against potentially damaging restorations. Professional conservators disagree.

Rocket Science and Art Restoration

Art Conservator Ellen Baxter was baffled. The morning after a gala exhibition opening at Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum, she discovered someone had planted a kiss on a vintage Warhol painting— "Bathtub"— and left behind a full-lipped imprint of bright red lipstick.