Patrons Circle Gallery Talk
EVALUATION AND DISCUSSION ON EVOLUTION OF FRAMING WORKS IN THE THANNHAUSER COLLECTION
Tracy Gill, Simeon Lagodich, and Eric Tollefson, studio director, Gill & Lagodich, join Guggenheim deputy director / chief conservator, Carol Stringari, and curators Vivienne Greene and Megan Fontanella for a presentation in the Thannhauser Gallery.
Discussion of frame styles and terminology, gilding techniques and patination, framing with period vs. replica or custom-designed frames; conservation issues to be considered when choosing a frame. Specific Case Studies of works framed by Gill & Lagodich INCLUDE: Gauguin, Haere Mai (custom-made frame); Picasso, Woman with Yellow Hair (custom-made frame); Van Gogh, Mountains at St. Remy (restoration and repurposing of museum’s period frame); Van Gogh, Roadway (period frame); Manet, Before the Mirror (period frame).