THE ARTS SOCIETY EAST ANGLIA

DateNews
22 January 2019The Arts Society Sudbury - Study Morning The Beauty of Frames - the history, design, construction and conservation of frames for paintings
14 March 2018The Arts Society Norwich Study Day - Dressing the Chinese Imperial Court
10 April 2013Notes on Training Days etc

Click on a row and scroll down to display more details about the news

The Arts Society Sudbury - Study Morning
The Beauty of Frames - the history, design, construction and conservation of frames for paintings

22/01/2019 Tuesday

The lectures includes a brief history of frames and focus on their design and construction. Julia also discusses the conservation of frames and how to choose the right one to transform a painting and display it to its best advantage. 

·        The History of Frames – including how frames have developed in Europe, influenced often by prevailing architectural styles.

·        The design and making of frames – an insight into their design & selection; gilding techniques over time, together with the materials used in the workshop.


Julia Korner

Julia is a specialist and lecturer in fine art conservation and the restoration of paintings, sculptures and frames. She acts as an advisor, valuer and exhibition curator for public and private collections. 

She spent 20 years working for Christie's as a paintings specialist where she built an extensive knowledge of old masters and British, European and American paintings from the 1700s onwards. She set up Christie's Maritime Department in 1987, followed by the Frame sales, the Aeronautical, Exploration and Travel and the Polar sales.

In 1997, Julia was elected Huntington Fellow of the Mariners' Museum, Newport New, Virginia, USA. A seven year commitment saw her catalogue this collection and that of the South Street Seaport Museum, New York.

Julia has worked independently in her own studio in West London for almost twenty years. Here, she and her small team give specialist conservation work personal and expert attention.

Click here for full details and booking form