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Peter Werkhoven of Aedicule on the Ancient Tradition of Gilding

August 18, 2017
12:30 pm
Contemporary Jewish Museum

Master gilder and frame maker Peter Werkhoven discusses the art and craft of gilding and how the technique is referenced in the painting series "The 613" by #ArchieRand. Aedicule's Peter Werkhoven is an awarded European master gilder and frame maker, specializing in the conservation of picture frames, antique objects and historical architecture. He trained at the historic Dutch firm, Gehring & Heijdenrijk in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, under Paul Gehring, a third generation frame maker, mastering the craft of gilding and antique restoration/conservation for more than ten years before opening his atelier in San Francisco in 2003. ADMISSION: Free with Museum admission. #613CJM Image: Peter Werkhoven, courtesy the artist.

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