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Helping restorers of the National Reserve “Sophia Kyivska”

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Did the humane Lord give you much so that you would use it only to your own advantage? No, but in order for your excess to make up for the lack of others.

St. John Chrysostom (Conversations on Genesis 20)

Conservation and Restauration Workshop as one of the unit of the National Reserve "Sophia Kyivska" was found in 2006 on the basis of the workshop on graphic arts which existed at the scientific stock department. The workshop was headed by the Chief Artist Restorer of the High Qualified Category, Honored Artist Ostapchuk Anatoly. There in the workshop the following artist work: graphic restorers, ceramic and glass restorers,monumental art restorers (paintings and mosaics). The workshop cooperates with the Ukrainian Restoration Organizations such as National Scientific Research Restoration Center of Ukraine, The workshop of the painting restoration and etc. To provide the same system of of the restoration and conservation of the museum objects and monumental painting there was organized the scientific restoration counsel which consists of the leading specialists of the Reserve and other scientific research and restoration organizations. Scientific research of the workshop is carried out in accordance with the programs developed by the scientists of the Reserve and approved by the Scientific Restoration Counsels.

Main objectives of the workshop

To carry out continuous monitoring of the condition of the monuments of the monumental art and stock Reserve Collection. To carry out conservation and restoration of the stock Reserve Collection, the objects of the monumental and artistic arts and decorative art of the Reserve.

The workshop activity

For the last five years the restorers of the Sophia Cathedral have restored the mosaic, fresco and oil paintings placed at the dome and central absida as well as The Tsar Gates, iconostasis and icons, oil painting in the Apostolic entrance and two paintings of the Artist I.F.Seleznev. At present the restorers are working in the altar of Antony and Feodosy- remove and shift fresco on the new base and opening the ancient small round windows of the 11th century. The restoration works have been carried out in the Kyrylivska Church and Metropolitan House The Reserve Stosk has the famous collection of the architecture graphics (over 4500 units of reserve), collection of the stove tiles, archaeological ceramics and glass. The part of the collection needs restoration works. Thus the restorers of graphics, ceramics and glass have been doing these works. Recently the restorers have restored dozens of stock exhibits which are valuable objects at the Reserve display and are displayed at the various exhibitions. Unfortunately, the workshop restorers are not provided with the necessary premises, equipment and modern standard materials. The Mission of the Great Martyr George the Victorious asks all who care to help equip the Restoration workshop and thus help save Ukraine's valuable art.

The workshop conservation and restoration needs

Equipment for restoration workshop: Table Lastolite Studio Cubelite 70 x 70 x155cm  for subject shooting - 248 $ Sets of light constantly Falcon SLH1-5050 / ST0609 for predmetnoy Shooting  - 250 $ The camera is Nikon D7100 Kit 18-105mm VR - 1000 $ Flash Nikon Speedlight SB-700 - 350$ Tripod Slik Pro 500 DX - 200$ Wardrobe Universal exhaust - 2 One unit - 1552 $ Laptop HP 255    G3 J0Y43EA - 4 One unit - 1008 $ Printer/ scanner/ copier  Canon i-Senses MF8230Sn - 345 $ Operating Lamp L5 mobile 80-120 CLA - 6 One unit - 6192 $ Photobackground: Background cloth studio Falcon BCP-2750/203 gray Background cloth studio Falcon BCP-2750/101 White Background cloth studio Falcon BCP-2750/102 black - 190 $   The list will be updated
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