Category Archives: Murals

Murals are paintings meant for walls. They can still be on the wall (historic preservation in a building) or have been removed (for demolition).

Teichert Murals from Montpelier and much more…

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I finally arrived home let evening with about $3 million worth of art in the back of the Suburban. Today we’ll unleash the power and smarts of the team at the lab, get everything “logged in” evaluated, tested, photographed and organized. … Continue reading

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Purpose of Life Mural Art Conservation Treatments Completed… and a twist!

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Here you are, the first to know… we have finally finished the painting conservation treatments on the famous The Purpose of Life mural. This iconic painting was widely used, worldwide, as a teaching aid, illustration and artwork. You may have … Continue reading

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Pioneer Art and Murals

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Here’s the intro video for the website on Pioneer Art Restoration (http://www.pioneerartrestoration.com) Sorry we haven’t posted anything interesting lately. Some of my help graduated from school and moved on (interns). But an interesting conversation I had the other day was … Continue reading

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Cody Mural Art Conservation Examination, Cody Wyoming

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When you walk into the space where this mural is located it catches you a bit by surprise! You are surrounded by the story and emotions of the mural because it is painted on the wall of a small round … Continue reading

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1929 Mural to Saved From Demolition in Building Remodel in Idaho

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While I was planning the work for the art conservation treatments of the murals in the Idaho Falls Mormon temple, I was asked by the LDS History Dept. to get info on a mural in a removed hillside town outside … Continue reading

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“Purpose of Life” by Robert Oliver Skemp (Hyde Park Mural) Update

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I was asked for a quick update on the progress of the mural by Robert Oliver Skemp we removed from the Hyde Park Chapel in London, England: We are cleaning the reverse side of the glue etc that stayed on the … Continue reading

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Art Conservation Work This Week – Intense!

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We have the engine at FACL running on all cylinders this week: Mural work at the Salt Lake temple for the LDS Church, large paintings to be cleaned on site at the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) Museum in SLC, … Continue reading

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LDS Museum of Church History and Art Gets Big Delivery Today – October 27th

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I’m on my way to Utah today for a very interesting visit with clients in Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. Part of this trip is all about delivering some big paintings to the LDS Museum of Church History.

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Mural from 1964 World’s Fair of The Purpose of Life – Update

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Here’s an update on what is happening with the mural that I went to London to save from demolition. Here’s what was written previously: Part 1   http://mormonartconservation.org/murals/the-purpose-of-life-mural-from-the-1964-worlds-fair-saved-from-demolition/ Part 2  http://mormonartconservation.org/murals/mural-removal-hyde-park-chapel-london/ YouTube Video  of removal  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_MRCf7uKEE I just spoke with … Continue reading

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In Utah Delivering Completed Art Conservation Projects and Consulting

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I’m in Utah meeting with private collectors and The LDS Church History Department. We’ve delivered the Minerva Teichert that I posted about at http://www.fineartconservationlab.com/projects/in-lab/painting-by-minerva-teichert-glued-to-plywood-removed-why/ I’ll post about it in a couple of days. Monday will be  full day! I’m meeting … Continue reading

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