Thursday, December 27, 2007
Clyfford Still Changing
KQED has published a piece by Timothy Buckwalter about the condition of the Clyfford Still paintings at SFMOMA. Apparently he mixed his his own paints and some of his paintings are fading. Buckwalter talked to SFMOMA conservator Paula De Cristofaro who said, "Change in an artwork that is inherent to an artist's technique is not a condition we would consider ‘restoring.' We accept it as part of the nature of the work."
Read the whole story here.
(Image is from ClyffordStill.net)
Posted by Anna L. Conti at 4:04 PM