STUDIO CAROLINA IZZO IS DEDICATED TO CONSERVING ART AND HERITAGE
Our professionally trained and accredited art conservators offer a wide range of remedial art conservation treatments to restore art and heritage objects in private, gallery and museum collections. Our heritage team specialises in the project management of restoration and conservation procedures on heritage buildings. Studio Carolina Izzo provides professional art conservation treatments to restore, repair, preserve and conserve art and heritage objects including historic and contemporary paintings, frames and sculptures. We offer international and national workshops, collection management advice, and disaster procedure plans.
Carolina has over thirty years experience in art conservation and heritage restoration, which began with her training in Florence. She has managed large art conservation teams in Italy and New Zealand and is a staunch advocate of heritage conservation.
“Every work carries with it an aesthetical case and a historical case: the first concerns the communicative intent of the artist, that which the artist wishes to be seen, the second contains the time that has passed since the production of the work and its entrance into our conscience” – Cesare Brandi
A cat knocked an oil jar off a shelf. The jar penetrated the canvas, resulting in two large tears and a coating of oil over the paint layer. The tears were repaired with thread-by thread mending and the canvas was cleaned, front and rear. The canvas was re-lined and conservation treatment brought the painting back
Completed conservation work. “Stanley Track, Waimangu Gorge” (1913) by Charles Blomfield. the frame was restored by the owner.