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Restoration of the Brâncuși monuments of Târgu Jiu

Five years ago, the sculptures were surrounded by broken beer glass and cigarette butts, with no guards. Now, a visitor can admire the three works at their best, after the World Bank financed their restoration.

Aleea Scaunelor - the Alley of Chairs



These photographs and text are from: http://www.brancusi2003.ro/aleea.htm with my translations of the captions.

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Indepartarea pamantului din jurul soclurilor

Removing earth from the plinth




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Dupa indepartarea pamantului

After completion of the removal of earth from the plinth




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Indepartarea cimentului de la baza scaunelor

Removal of cement from the base of the stool.




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Indepartarea cimentului cu creionul cu aer

Removal of cement using a compressed air "pencil", a very accurate way to romove small quantities of unwanted material.




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Detaliu

Detail.




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Indepartarea cimentului cu fibra de sticla

Removal of cement with a glass fibre pencil, commonly used in plastic model making where accurate abrasion is required.




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Prepararea solutiei pentru biocidare

Preparation of an antimicrobial solution.




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Pulverizarea solutiei de biocidare

Spraying of the antimicrobial solution.




Masa tăcerii - the Table of Silence



These photographs and text are from: http://www.brancusi2003.ro/masa.htm with my translations of the captions.

Monuments
Pulverizarea solutiei de biocidare

Spraying of the antimicrobial solution.




Monuments
Pulverizarea solutiei de biocidare

Spraying of the antimicrobial solution.




Monuments
Pulverizarea solutiei de biocidare

Spraying of the antimicrobial solution.




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Extragerea barelor de metal ruginit

Extracting the rusty metal bar.




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Extragerea barelor de metal ruginit - detaliu

Extracting the rusty metal bar - detail.




Monuments
Dupa extragerea barelor de metal.

After extracting the rusty metal bar. I assume that it was replaced with something like a stainless steel bar instead of iron or steel.








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This site is to publicise the history and culture of Romania, and displays information from the Alexis Project Association

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