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Broken Obelisk: A Conservation Case Study

Detail of the support pyramid of Broken Obelisk, prior to the sculpture's conservation. The sculpture's location over a pool (in accordance with the artist's wishes) exacerbated deterioration problems. Photo: Laramie Hickey-Friedman, The Menil Collection. Courtesy of the Rothko Chapel, Houston. ©2007 Barnett Newman Foundation, New York/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.