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Sara Kornhauser working in the paintings lab
Paintings Lab

A wide variety of canvas and panel paintings are treated in the paintings laboratory, as well as more unusual supports such as copper, tinned iron, rawhide, cardboard or Masonite. Students learn how to clean, stabilize, and assess damage to a wide range of painting mediums, support, and frames. Recent department projects have included paintings by Alex Fournier, Rudolf Ray, Henry Inman, Victor Varsarely, and Hans Hofmann.

A study collection painting photographed under visible light
The same painting fluorescing under UV. Areas of inpainting are easily visible.
The painting reflecting UV light

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Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Art Conservation Department

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Rockwell Hall 230 •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5025 •  Fax: (716) 878-5039