Lowy's state-of-the-art conservation studio is housed on the top floor of our 6 story brownstone on E. 80th Street. Encompassing the majority of the top floor of the brownstone, our conservators work in an environment that provides an abundance of unobstructed natural light, facilitating ideal cleaning and inpainting conditions. We have two large hot vacuum tables for structural work, a cleaning table with proper ventilation, a varnish booth and a water filtration system for works on paper, along with other current and constantly changing tools required for art conservation. We welcome the opportunity to serve you, and offer a tour of our facilities upon request.
It didn’t take an expert to see that the beautiful Impressionist light of “October Morning”, by Willard Metcalf was completely obscured by a dark surface coating when the painting arrived at Lowy. It was obvious that this layer ...
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“We like to call ourselves interior decorators for collectors of fine arts and antiques. It’s kind of the way we’ve distinguished ourselves. Lowy has helped us throughout our 25 years. What’s wonderful about going to Lowy’s is that it’s truly one stop shopping. You bring the work of art there, and it’s evaluated in terms of its conservation needs, and then also framed. There really isn’t another place where you can have both activities under the same roof, and done with such professionalism. That’s a very important part of preserving our heritage and the beauty around us.”
— Ellie Cullman
Cullman & Kravis Interior Design