Material Analysis and Conservation Treatment of Louise Nevelson’s sculpture Dawn’s Image, Night
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Louise Nevelson’s large-scale, matte black assemblage sculpture Dawn’s Image, Night, 1969, is owned by and currently on display at SUNY Buffalo State College, in Buffalo, NY. Extensive scientific analysis and archival research were utilized to design an appropriate treatment and long-term preservation plan. The project also investigates the ethics surrounding the removal of original components in regard to safety considerations, as well as the overall obstacles of treating a large uncoated, matte monochrome sculpture outside of a lab/studio space.
Nurmi, Kaela L., "Material Analysis and Conservation Treatment of Louise Nevelson’s sculpture Dawn’s Image, Night" (2021). School of Arts and Humanities. 6.