Niki de Saint Phalle created her shooting paintings in the 1960s by filling plastic baggies and jars with colored paint, covering them and other objects attached to a board with plaster and white paint, then shooting them with a .22 rifle. Join Assistant Objects Conservator Joy Bloser as she discusses the intricacies of conservation in the care of these inherently unstable and fragile works of art.
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