Tag archive for "Wright S. Ludington"

Conservation, New Acquisitions, Permanent Collection, SBMA Behind the Scenes

The Art of Conservation

No Comments 25 January 2012

Historically Rich Lansdowne Dionysus Now on View at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Transporting, conserving, and cleaning a 900-pound, over life-size fragment of marble Roman statue dating from around 100–150 CE can be a daunting process―but can also render glorious results. After months of careful planning and conservation assistance from neighboring J. Paul Getty Museum’s Antiquities Conservation Department, the Lansdowne Dionysus is newly-installed in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s Ludington Court.… read more

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Current, Drawn to Modernism: Selected Gifts from Wright S. Ludington, Events, Exhibitions, Public Programs

The Wright Stuff

No Comments 14 June 2011

“The whole point of collecting is not only one’s enjoyment, but the learning of what happened in this world creatively over the years: how one thing led to another.” Wright S. Ludington [galobj viewid=65] SBMA Curatorial Fellow Rachel Sloan spent the last year delving deep in the Museum vaults to distill a show that in many ways is as much a portrait of a collector as it is an exceptional exhibition of modernist art.… read more

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