From Neolithic Stone Carvings in the Saudi desert to Anish Kapoors in London: Condition Reporting Stories from our Specialists
Autumn heralds the start of a series of important auction house sales and major art fairs (this year, many of them taking place online). For us, this means one thing: Independent Condition Reporting season has arrived.
Condition reporting often takes our conservators away from the studio, resulting in fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpses into collections and collectors. Three of our conservators discuss their approach to condition reporting and share some of their favourite and most interesting condition reporting projects…
Clare Pardy, Associate Director of specialist art and heritage Insurance firm, Hallett Independent reflects on the joy of antiques, and why their ability to lend comfort to a room – along with their ‘Green’ credentials – make them the perfect choice for post-Covid homes…
Melanie Gerlis, Financial Times; Louise Hamlin, Art Business Conference; Oliver Shuttleworth, fine art consultant; James Mayor, The Mayor Gallery and Arthur Byng Nelson, Harold Benjamin Solicitors discuss What Next for the Art market Post Covid-19
With UK museums potentially due to begin reopening in July, a question being asked by the museum and conservation community on both sides of the Atlantic is whether more heavily disinfected galleries will pose a heightened threat to art.
Most people think of dust as being a result of human activity, therefore why is dust such an issue for museums at a time when they have no visitors and far fewer people in their buildings?
7 Key Points raised during the FT Weekend Webinar “The Shift to Online Art Fairs,” hosted by Melanie Gerlis with Loring Randolph, Director, Frieze NY and Garth Greenan, Garth Greenan Gallery
Impartial Conditions Reports are Key in Transition to Online Sales. If the highest possible prices are to be achieved at online-only auctions, buyers must have complete confidence in the condition of what they are buying, highlighting the that important role of an independent condition report for all lots offered online.
Focus on Furniture Restoration | Interview with Plowden & Smith Director and Head of Furniture Restoration, Tom Palmer
We sit down with Plowden & Smith Director and Head of Furniture Tom Palmer to chat about his long career in furniture restoration, and some of the more memorable projects he has enjoyed working on... Instagram Twitter LinkedIn Google+...
Instagram Twitter LinkedIn Google+ This short film, made by the Victoria and Albert Museum, was first shown to visitors at TEFAF Maastricht 2020. Featuring Plowden & Smith Senior Furniture Conservator Oliver White, and shot in...
Furniture Restorers from Plowden & Smith will feature in a V&A Museum film about restoring an important interior by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.