Noémie Jennifer

outsider art

The Museum Of Bad Art Has Been Celebrating Failure Since 1993

From the garbage to gallery walls, Boston's Museum Of Bad Art is dedicated to preserving “art too bad to be ignored.”
Noémie Jennifer
1.14.18
crowdfunding

New Project Lets You Reenact Einstein and Freud’s Remarkable Correspondence

Typographer Harald Geisler's latest Kickstarter project will let you mail Einstein and Freud's pacifist letters to a friend...or your oppressors.
Noémie Jennifer
7.22.17
conservation lab

120 Years Later, Harvard's Garden of Glass Flowers Is Still in Bloom

Harvard's famed collection of Glass Flowers counts over 4,000 models—and one conservator is making sure their timeless beauty endures for another century to come.
Noémie Jennifer
7.19.17
conservation lab

10th Century Viking Treasures Unearthed In Scotland

Now comes the hard part: preserving 1,000-year-old gold and silver artifacts for centuries to come.
Noémie Jennifer
6.28.17
conservation lab

The Quest to Recreate the World’s First Noise Orchestra | Conservation Lab

The story of one man’s adventure to rebuild the experimental orchestra conceived by Luigi Russolo, the 20th century’s first noise musician.
Noémie Jennifer
6.8.17
conservation lab

How Experts Finally Reconstructed the "Eighth Wonder of the World"

The Amber Room, a jewel worth hundreds of millions, vanished during World War II. Russia would spend two decades recreating it.
Noémie Jennifer
5.17.17
conservation lab

How to Rescue Fashion Before It Self-Destructs | Conservation Lab

Style may be eternal, but your synthetic clothing? Not so much.
Noémie Jennifer
4.19.17
conservation lab

Magnified Views of Metal Look Like Mesmerizing Micro-Landscapes

Look closely: The story of an object’s making is hidden in plain sight.
Noémie Jennifer
4.4.17
nature photography

These Poetic Photograms Were Made in Total Darkness in Nature

Klea McKenna's tactile photograms of the natural landscape tell stories of growth, interrupted.
Noémie Jennifer
4.4.17
conservation lab

What to Do When Priceless Art Meets Hungry Insects | Conservation Lab

Before entering the Menil Collection in Houston, an installation of wood and soil gets quarantined in an oven and a zero-oxygen chamber.
Noémie Jennifer
3.14.17
conservation lab

Crack a Window into the Art of Glass Preservation | Conservation Lab

The tiny city of Corning, New York is home to the world’s best glass conservators.
Noémie Jennifer
2.28.17
--

3 Fantastical Surprises Concealed Inside Historical Objects | Conservation Lab

As conservators pick an object apart, what lies inside can be another gem all its own.
Noémie Jennifer
12.21.16
0110