The New York Times Style Magazine

At an art fair, there are many visible roles in play: director, exhibitor, client, critic, installer. But an undersung — and increasingly critical — part is the one inhabited by the conservator Gloria Velandia and her team of trained assistants. Almost invisible, except to those in the know, Velandia runs the international circuit as the preferred conservator for major-league fairs (including Frieze New York, which begins this Thursday). “I’m the doctor on call,” Velandia says of her unique position under the fair tent...

05/03/2016

Blouin Artinfo

Heading up her own private practice since 1989, art conservator Gloria Velandia Ludmer labors to bring gouged, time-worn, and otherwise damaged works back to their original state. She also acts as the chief conservator of the Art Basel Conservation Department, which she co-created more than 10 years ago. She talked to us about the joys and challenges of art restoration and what collectors should know about safeguarding their art...

08/12/2013

NPR

Art galleries in Chelsea were devastated by the flooding in New York City during Hurricane Sandy. According to just one insurer, the cost to Chelsea exceeds $40 million in lost or damaged work...

11/18/2012

Bloomberg

11/06/2012

The Long Island City facility of Gloria Velandia Art Conservation has seen a steady arrival of damaged artworks ever since Hurricane Sandy flooded Chelsea’s art district in New York.

Casualties included pieces by Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Lucio Fontana and Joel Shapiro, according to Chief Financial Officer Steve Ludmer, whose company lists on its website clients including major Chelsea galleries Pace, David Zwirner, Gladstone and Gagosian...
 

The Art Newspaper

12/09/2009

Installing a life-size fish diving nose-first into the side of one of Miami's buildings was always going to need a delicate touch. But when Gonzalo Lebrija's sculpture, Black Marlin, 2009, part of Art Basel Miami Beach's Art Projects arrived from Mexico on Saturday...

 

Arte al Limite

Paying high prices for works of art doesn't mean the work will last forever or requires no maintenance...

11/15/2009

Arte al Limite

11/01/2009

Gloria Velandia es la conservadora jefa de Art Basel, una de las ferias de arte más importantes del mundo. Estuvo en la pasada edición de Ch.ACO, la primera feria de arte contemporáneo nacional...

 

Arte al Limite

Many times collectors encounter issues with works on paper after acquiring them. The most common cases are problems that arise as a result of inappropriate lighting, environment, climate, and undergone treatments including framing...

10/15/2009

Neue Zürcher Zeitung

"There are no boring moments in my life," says Gloria Velandia, and that's obvious. Her cell phone rings all the time with emergency calls regarding art. "Collectors are calling me from Dubai, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, New York or London"...

07/11/2009

Hermitage Magazine

A good Art Conservator is a key person to have in your rolodex. We're generally called to duty when there is evident damage that needs restoration or an assessment is needed to determine if damage has occurred...

05/01/2009

Juan Carlos Perez-Duthie

So you pull a Steve Wynn. You know, the insanely mega-rich Las Vegas mogul who last October elbowed his way into a Picasso painting, tearing through the canvas. A $139 million canvas...

12/07/2006

Juan Carlos Perez-Duthie

12/11/2005

Sus trabajos traen a la mente imágenes de "El código DaVinci," de manuscritos secretos y pinturas maestras del arte antiguo. Y aunque la realidad no está dibujada de manera tan fantasiosa, no por ello deja de ser igualmente fascinante...

 

Channels Magazine

At 33, Gloria Velandia is recognized as one of the youngest certified conservators working in private practice in the United States. Her scrupulous reputation and expertise are still in demand around the globe today...

1998

Copyright 2020 GV Art Conservation, LLC   Terms and Conditions   Privacy Policy