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Featured Content: Conservation
Gracehoper, Tony Smith's monumental, painted-steel sculpture on the DIA's North Lawn, has suffered from nearly 30 years of exposure to harsh weather and natural corrosion. Through consultation with the Tony Smith Estate, paint specialists, and expert conservators, the conservation team developed a plan that honors the artist's vision while using innovative advancements in paint technology.Read Details
Joan Miró’s Portfolio Cover conservation treatment.Read Details
“A Masterpiece Revealed,” produced by Oakland University, tells the fascinating story of how The Infant Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness, a significant painting by Spanish master Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, was rediscovered at Meadow Brook Hall by a Detroit Institute of Arts curator and the partnership with Oakland University, Meadow Brook Hall and the DIA that sprung from the discovery.Read Details