DFASinMalta brings art restoration expert to Malta

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Our next guest, Julia Korner, is a specialist and lecturer in fine art conservation and restoration of paintings, sculptures and frames.  During her 20 years at Christie's as a paintings specialist, gaining extensive knowledge of Old Masters and of British, European and American paintings from the 1700s on.  Julia has worked independently in her own studio in West London for museums, private collectors and institutions since 1997.  Here, she and her small team give specialist conservation work and personal expert attention.
 
Her presentation takes us step-by-step in the methods of conservation of paintings through the ages.  It starts with a brief history of the preparation of panels and canvases and illustrates the different approaches and techniques involved in their conservation.  Various photographs show the pictures undergoing conservation and the processes involved.
  

Join us for this most interesting lecture on Thursday 28 February at 6.30pm at the Salini Resort in St Paul’s Bay.  Admission is free for members and open to the public for a fee of €15.  Contact Nicky Stilon at maltadfas@gmail.com for reservations.