"Fluffy Jesus" and 8 fatal mistakes of restorers

The task of the restorers is to restore old and damaged works of art. Just cover up or paint will not work, otherwise the masterpiece is ruined. But sometimes it is taken for mountain professionals, after which they have to redo everything, or nothing could. At the sight of this work, art lovers open a bottle of Valerian.

"Fluffy Jesus" and 8 fatal mistakes of restorers

"Fluffy Jesus" and 8 fatal mistakes of restorers

"Fluffy Jesus"

One can argue endlessly about how guilty Cecilia or not. On the one hand, the mural was ruined. But on the other hand, the temple became known throughout the world, but Cecilia now called the new Goya.

Heroes of frescoes removed

The Whim Of Berlusconi

Lighten the picture

Unrecognizable Lenin

The great wall of China

A few years ago restorers poorly reconstructed one of the most beautiful sections of the wall length of 780 meters, just covering it with concrete. The matter is currently being investigated, and to restore the rest of the walls will be treated carefully.

Castle Matrera

The Beard Of Tutankhamun

A baby with someone else's head

Artist Heather Weisz volunteered to rectify the situation. But the result looked more than weird and caused discontent among local residents. The head of the sculpture had a strong resemblance to the youngest character on "the Simpsons" — Maggie.

But in the end action Heather has played a positive role in this story: the man who stole the original head, embarrassed (probably the work of Heather) and returned it. The sculpture was restored.

It should be noted that cases of unsuccessful recovery of works of art are rare. Today, thanks to the hard work of the restorers preserved innumerable works of old masters. One good example is this sculpture of an angel at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican.

Keywords: Architecture | Painting | Failures | Restoration | Sculpture | Feil

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