Established in 1951, ConservArt possesses exceptional technical expertise and depth of experience in fine art conservation, exhibit framing and allied fields.
Conservation treatment is a way by which we can slow down the deterioration and attempt to preserve the physical condition and historical significance of artworks and cultural objects for the benefit of present and future generations.
CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING
We combine the finest traditional materials, old-world craftsmanship and aesthetic sensibility, using conservation grade materials and state of the art archival methods to provide truly museum quality frames for a broad range of artwork and collectibles. Our frames are preferred by most leading curators, collectors, and designers.
n a highly specialized field like the conservation and restoration of works of art, we have the skills and resources to interact with the most sophisticated art expert or collector. With knowledge, logic and tact, difficult claims are routinely resolved to the satisfaction of all parties.
SURVEYS & CONSULTING
Condition reports complete with photographic documentation, analysis and treatment recommendations. IR and UV examination and photography, high-resolution digital imaging, microscopy and basic chemical & physical testing and analysis. Disaster planning and recovery, Expert Witness testimony for legal proceedings.
Boca Raton, Florida
United States 33487 phone: View Phone561 482 7292 website: Visit Website
By Appointment Only
Taking New Clients?: Yes
Works with New Collectors?: Yes
Affiliations: Sir George Williams University, Montreal, Canada
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (Engineering)
Singer Picture & Frame Inc. (Family Business) Montreal, Canada
Apprenticeship, Art Restoration (1963)
Professional Associate Member -The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
Director, Chair – Conservators In Private Practice (CIPP) – The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
Member, Book And Paper Group (BPG) – The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
Member, Objects Specialty Group (OSG) – The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
Member, Paintings Specialty Group (PSG) – The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
Member, Photographic Materials Group (PMG) – The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
Member, Research & Technical Studies Group (RATS) – The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
Member, Wooden Artifacts Group (WAG) – The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC)
Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA)
Florida Association of Museums (FAM)
Claims Prevention and Procedure Council (CPPC)
Instructor CE 3-24C – Adjuster Optional Courses – Florida Department of Financial Services – Education Section
Key Personnel: George Schwartz, Conservator
Background of Key Personnel: George Schwartz has been active as a conservator in private practice since 1963 when he joined the family business. Rigorous training, extensive study, years of hands-on practice and ongoing personal research provides the background for ethical conservation treatment and consulting services performed by Mr. Schwartz.
An enthusiastic supporter of preservation, Mr. Schwartz consistently advocates on behalf of and for the benefit of artwork and cultural property. This clarity of vision provides a reliable compass to navigate the treacherous currents and ever-changing trends in conservation ethics.
Paintings, works on paper, and frames constitute the majority of the objects treated on a regular basis. In addition, Mr. Schwartz provides a variety of services: archival custom picture framing, conservation exhibit framing, condition reports and surveys, examination and documentation, scientific photography and analysis, conservation planning, environmental assessment, disaster planning and recovery, exhibit and storage design and fabrication, as well as teaching and lecturing. A list of clients includes Museums, Historical Societies, Conservation Practitioner colleagues, Insurance Companies, branches of Government, Private and Public Collections, Galleries, Dealers, and Individuals.