Conserving Norman Rockwell's "United Nations"

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Video for Norman Rockwell Museum's new exhibition "Conserving Norman Rockwell's 'United Nations.'" Leslie Paisley, Conservator of Paper Department Head at Williamstown Art Conservation Center, takes viewers through the process of treating a fragile work on paper through such means as aqueous water technique-- don't try this at home!

Video produced by Jeremy Clowe. ©2009 Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

"Conserving Norman Rockwells 'United Nations'"
Norman Rockwell Museum
Opens May 2, 2009

This intimate exhibition will explore the intricacies of art conservation, from initial evaluation to complete restoration. A step-by-step investigation to the Williamstown Art Conservation Centers methods of conserving Norman Rockwells large-scale symbolic portrayal of the United Nations and the peoples of the world will offer insights into a rarely seen but essential preservation process.

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