Helen Frankenthaler “The Bay” / chewing gum 
 (In 2006, a 12-year-old boy stuck his chewing gum to the corner of the painting, then on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The museum’s conservation lab successfully cleaned and restored the work, which was put back on display later that year.)

Helen Frankenthaler “The Bay” / chewing gum

(In 2006, a 12-year-old boy stuck his chewing gum to the corner of the painting, then on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The museum’s conservation lab successfully cleaned and restored the work, which was put back on display later that year.)

Christopher Schreck