Faking it – making replicas of artworks

12 Jul
Cash Brown at the Stadelijk

Hanging out with three magnificent Schoonhoven works at the Stadelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

Conservators often face complex issues when faced with contemporary artworks. The materials, techniques and rationale behind them can often be better understood through the construction of replicas. While undertaking a recent internship at the Rabo Art Collection with Rabobank Netherlands, I was lucky enough to work with conservator Lydia Beerkens. Together, three small relief works by the artist from the collection were replicated. To find out how and why, follow the link!

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