June 2014

Sculpture Installation in Amsterdam

The two day installation of this sculpture met with applause from onlookers at the end when the mobile was carefully placed.  After conservation treatment, the sculpture’s surface coating now complies with..

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Glamorous side of being a courier

It was a two day trip with Italian truck drivers through the Alps and then Germany.  I was astounded by the amount of alternative energy being used in Germany –..

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Portogruaro, Italy and its tower

About an hour east of Venice is Portogruaro – a beautiful town with its very own leaning tower.  I had just finished reading “Why Buildings Fall Down” by M. Levy..

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A visit to Basel, Switzerland

Basel is such a lovely city.  My visit corresponded with the beginning of a heat wave and everyone seems to be enjoying being outside, especially along the Rhine.  I spent..

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Large scale sculptures headed to Amsterdam

Three large scale Calder sculptures that have recently been conserved are being transported to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam this week and next.  The treatments balance good industrial practices with methods and..

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