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May 16th, 2013

Restoration of Max Ernst’s “The King”

“The King Playing with the Queen”, a work by Max Ernst, a German painter and sculptor known for his part in the Surrealist movement, is being restored. [...]

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Thierry Lagache

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January 25th, 2013

The Restoration of Fernand Léger’s “Le passage à niveau” work of art is completed

Foundation Beyeler: Restoration of Fernand Léger’s “Le passage à niveau” (1912) with Foundation BNP Paribas Suisse completed. [...]

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September 6th, 2012

A Chardin still life finds its way back to the Art Gallery of Ontario

A project to restore “Jar of Apricots”, a 1758 painting by Jean-Siméon Chardin (1699-1779), has just come to fruition thanks to the support of BNP Paribas (Canada) and the BNP Paribas Foundation. The project was part of the Foundation’s wide-ranging support for museums.
Chardin is one of the most celebrated French painters of the 18th century, [...]

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Chantale Beaudoin

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August 8th, 2012

Heritage conservation partnership in Taiwan: restoring a Qing Dynasty Mirror Case

Mission accomplished! The National Palace Museum Taiwan (NPM) has completed the restoration of the Qing dynasty mirror case known as the “Tang Dynasty Immortals Mirror”… [...]

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May 23rd, 2012

Significant 17th century masterpiece newly restored in Australia

On 2 May, Nicolas Poussin’s newly restored seventeenth century masterpiece, The Crossing of the Red Sea, was back on display at Australia’s oldest public art gallery, the National Gallery of Victoria.
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Sarah Staruszkiewicz

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April 18th, 2012

BlogTV: Chaplin over the years…

Since 2011, the Musée de l’Elysée preserves the photographic found of Charlie Chaplin which covers the artist’s overall professional career. [...]

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Lizette Rivera

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November 30th, 2011

Fernand Léger’s Painting “Le passage à niveau” to be Restored

With the support of the BNP Paribas Switzerland Foundation, the Fondation Beyeler is restoring a key painting in the collection, “Le passage à niveau “by Fernand Léger (1912). The aim of the restoration project, in addition to scholarly research, is to stabilize the work’s complex and fragile substance.
“Le passage à niveau” in the Context of [...]

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November 22nd, 2011

Rediscovery of a Venetian masterpiece

It took five months to restore Veronese’s masterpiece at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire [...]

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July 20th, 2011

Preserve and promote cultural heritage

The BNP Paribas Foundation has been a trailblazer in actions to promote awareness of and preserve the heritage of museums. For 25 years it has been a loyal and widely recognized patron of museums, regularly funding restoration of works. The Foundation also supports the publication of museum catalogues to heighten awareness of the wealth of [...]

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