Claes Oldenburg Typewriter Eraser Restoration

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  • Sculpture restoration project for the MGM Las Vegas public sculpture garden.  Sculpture had previously been damaged during an ownership change and a less then adequate packing and shipping conditions.  It was then in need of a complete and cosmetic refurbishment.  Each tube is approx. 20'in length and made from solid Stainless Steel. Overall the sculpture weighs approx 20k lbs.  This was a carefully orchestrated rigging and disassembly task before any refurbishment could take place. All tube/ bristles were repaired, scuffed and repainted. The clasp/ silver section we was retouched and repaired to original specs. All was then reassembled and fixtured for transportation and installation.