Preservation of paintings is both an art and a science. You should be a good artist and you should understand the materials that were used at the time the painting was executed.
ANDRE LOHNERT holds a Ph.d. in Art History from Univerzita Komenskeho in Bratislava, Slovakia, and a certificate in museum conservation from Moravske Muzeum in Brno, Czech Republic. Mr. Lohnert works as a painting conservator with international clients throughout the world. He is an advisor to the Choueke and Kaneko families and we gratefully thank him for his support.
Contact information for Mr. Andre Lohnert: email@example.com
PROCEDURES USED IN CONSERVATION OF PAINTINGS
- Removal of discolored varnishes and recoating the surface.
- Consolidation of damaged and loose paint.
- Repairing holes in the canvas.
- Relining of torn and deteriorated canvases onto new supports.
- Structural preservation of wood panels and boards.
- Inpainting and retouching of missing parts of the painting.
- Cleaning of paintings from deposits, airborne pollutants, smoke and accumulated dust.