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Spain has decided to update its art restoration laws


 Art Restoration Destructions (and miracles!)



 

 Restoration of art is not a trend, but recent fails in the field have made it a rage. We've seen it all.



 

 The memes of failed attempts to restore historic (often inspired by religion) artworks -- Ecce Homo, Immaculate Conception being just two of the most infamous examples



 

 Spain has decided to update its art restoration laws in 2020. It was a widely-publicized event. However, there are other incredible stories.



 

 Artwork that has been severely damaged and Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center  art restorations gone horribly, and sometimes hilariously, awry.



 

 Did you hear the one concerning the Christo pieces that were wrapped in customs? True story. Or the Las Vegas casino proprietor and billionaire Steve



 

 Wynn accidentally put his elbow through a Picasso Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center  valued at more than $130 million? Or the "starving art" who consumed the banana taped to the wall (also called).



 

 as Comedian by Maurizio Cattelan) at Art Basel Miami in 2019? This was the final, which was a joyous conclusion the gallery that exhibited the work.



 

 Emmanuel Perrotin ultimately decided not to pursue Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center  charges against Perrotin. Perrotin said that he made the decision because he was "hungry". He became an instant internet celebrity.



 

 sensation.



 

 Who is afraid to restore art?


 The podcast 99% invisible has a delightfully absurd Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center  episode titled "The Numerous Deaths of a Painting," that concerns the painting Who's scared of



 

 Red, Yellow and Blue III, by American post-war artist Barnett Newman. The painting is a minimalist composition with only three primary colors.



 

 The predominant red color -- which was such a sour taste to the visitors of Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum (which acquired it in 1969) Many of them recollected their experiences.



 

 Physically ill and/or furious just thinking of it.




 

 Gerard Jan van Bladeren (30 years old) an artist in struggle, removed the painting when it was still visible.



 

 center of the canvas. According to the reports, "When the slashes were added all up together, they measured nearly fifty feet long." However this is just the



 

 The beginning of the story. The process of Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center  restoration was not as well-known as the vandalism that started it all.



 

 The museum took four years restoring the structure. It ultimately cost them over $1 million. The museum was later the subject of a lengthy defamation case with the



 

 Daniel Goldreyer is the conservator of work. Goldreyer assured Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center Boss Center  Stedelijk that he could restore the painting "within 98 percent" when he was first appointed.



 

 accuracy."



 

 It was without the "shimmering red" quality that gave it depth" prior to the attack.



 

 The Stedelijk carried out a forensic examination of the painting and was told that the restorer simply used a basic paint roller to cover the painting.



 

 The artist claimed that the whole area of the canvas was covered with matte paint. This was a assertion he strongly denies. However, the painting appeared quite different.



 

 effect.