Twelve works from the art collection of the Province of South Holland were recently restored by Atelier Welther. The restoration took place in view of the upcoming renovation of the provincial house, where a number of works can be placed once it’s finished.
QKunst team member Jet Vermaning tells us more: ‘The province has an art collection that is strongly connected to its working area. Within the collection are a number of top pieces from important South-Holland artists from the 1960s among others, when the province started to collect. These works were kept in storage for a long time because there was no room for them. They now have been beautifully restored and absolutely deserve a place in the renovated provincial house.’
One of these top pieces is a painting by Peter Struycken from 1964. ‘He used black and white lacquer paint, making it very difficult for the restoration team to find the exact shade of white. But they managed and we’re looking forward to seeing the work back on the wall’, says Jet.
With the above-mentioned renovation and changes within the organisation ahead, the province of South-Holland developed a new art policy. QKunst helps with the implementation of the policy, working closely together with the provincial art commission.
Province of South Holland restores top pieces