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Conserving Claes Oldenburg’s Ice Bag–Scale C, 1971 

In this video, Whitney curator Dana Miller, conservator Eleanora Nagy, and artist Claes Oldenburg discuss the conservation process of Oldenburg’s Ice Bag–Scale C, 1971. Also included is commentary by the team of specialists who assisted in the restoration including a hi-fi engineer, an electrician, an auto body restorer, and a custom fabric designer.

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