Nicole Grabow '95

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Nicole Grabow '95 will a public lecture on Art Conservation at the Des Moines Art Center. Have you ever wondered what happens when artwork is damaged? How does the passage of time affect sculpture? What issues are considered when conserving priceless artworks? Did you know that artist David Smith sometimes did his own touch-up painting or that Henry Moore's bronze sculpture was once rolled down a hill? Nicole Grabow, who has worked to repair and conserve several Art Center sculptures in the last year will share images, research, and stories in this fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse of art conservation at the Des Moines Art Center.