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  • Hurricane Maria tries it’s best.

    October 16, 2017

      photo credit: Alejandra Pena Gutierrez https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2017/10/puerto-rico-art-museum We finally got word on a project that’s been on my mind ever since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico.  Roy Lichtenstein’s “Brushstrokes in Flight” was installed some years ago at the Museo de Art-Ponce, P.R.  It took on...

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  • Philly’s newest sculpture: “Afro Pick” by Hank Willis Thomas

    September 12, 2017

    We are pleased that installation has gone so well for this new sculpture by Hank Willis Thomas! It did not start so well….   We had a strap let loose on us on the way down to Philly, which forced us to retreat back to our shop...

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  • Butterfly by Cristina Lei Rodriquez

    July 27, 2017

      This has been a fun, yet challenging project.   The challenging part is the fact the sculpture will be exposed to high wind conditions of Florida and has significant wind loading surfaces in way of the wings.  We also noticed an oscillation within the entire body...

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  • Getting a charge out of sculpture!

    July 14, 2017

    This is a project from long ago that is worthwhile checking in on. It was built when I was a project manager for a marine building company and employs design techniques I still use today. So let’s just see how successful it has been. The project...

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  • Conserve? Restore? What to do?

    July 7, 2017

    “Floating Peel” Oldenburg – VanBruggen Installed view   Conservation verses restoration – Always a difficult choice, but in this sculpture’s case there was only one way to go.  Yes, it was entirely intact with no real damages and a new coat of paint would have made it...

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