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The Uncertain Future of Saving the Past

Jun 28, 2016

gallery-1466018691-chapel-of-the-good-shepardIn the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at Saint Peter's Church, large, abstract wooden sculptures seem to move along much of the 28-foot walls. The figures are strange yet somehow calming, giving the impression of quiet and space juxtaposed against the commotion of midtown Manhattan just outside. Nearby, three five-foot-long rectangular columns, representing the Holy Trinity, hang suspended from the ceiling next to the altar, covered in a gleaming gold leaf.

 

...Upon closer inspection, however, the pieces don't look so good. "The sculptures are in really bad shape," Nunberg says. She's an objects conservator with the Objects Conservation Studio, and it's her job to restore these sculptures to their former glory.

 

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