Art Restoration Gone Wrong

The children thought the etching of a skier had become faded, so they scratched over it to make it easier to see.

CHR Comment: The article refers and links to the 2012 story of an attempt to restore a fresco, which resulted in the destruction of the fresco. Although churches benefit from owning valuable art, they also face the daunting challenge of maintaining it and protecting it.

Source: ‘Good intentions’: Treasured 5,000-year-old Norwegian rock carving destroyed by well-meaning kids – The Washington Post


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