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Conservation Ghost Story: The Tale of the Haunting Stain

Hans Weiditz’s Athena and Arachne from Von der Artzney Bayder Gluck. 1532. Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts. 

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The Inner Workings of A Bolivian Monedero

By Sarah Gates, Head Conservator, Textile Conservation

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Indispensible: Taro Hattori

"Indispensable" is a monthly series that asks the de Young’s Artists in Residence to explain a tool that’s essential to their work.

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Meet the Makers: Fair-Trade Bazaar 2015

 

The Fifth Annual Fair-Trade Bazaar at the de Young, a showcase for global artisans, will set up shop on Friday, July 24th and Saturday the 25th. We asked a few vendors to tell us more about the value of fair trade, what they love about the museum, and the people behind their products. 

 

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Indispensible: Victoria Mara Heilweil and Chris Treggiari

"Indispensable" is a monthly series that asks the de Young’s Artists in Residence to explain a tool that’s essential to their work.

Come a little closer.

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X-rays in a Conservation Lab: Looking Into Our American Chairs

Catherine Coueignoux is an associate object conservator with an expertise in furniture conservation. In this post from the object conservation lab, she discusses a how X-rays can reveal otherwise unseen details about how a piece of furniture is constructed.

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