All posts by Marty Horowitz

Marty Horowitz has held high-level positions at many New York City frame manufacturers, including Kulicke Picture Frames. He formed Rothman & Horowitz with Henry Rothman in 1980 and, in 1988, Goldleaf Framemakers of Santa Fe. He first pursued gilding as part of his artwork. His work has been exhibited in numerous group shows and several of his pieces are inmuseums. He has participated in the Seattle Art Fair and the Chicago Navy Pier Show and has shown at the the Linda Durham Contemporary Art Gallery and Peyton Wright Gallery in Santa Fe.

The Perfect Patina

via Picture Framing Magazine by Marty Horowitz

When you create the right patina, your clients will ask if that period frame is a replication—or an original.

The first story in a series of four on how I replicate the patinas from different period frames—Italian, French, Spanish, and American.  The story is the culmination of all the patinas I have worked with in making Florentine/Italian frames. While on assignment in Toronto, I found a great Modigliani show on display at AGO Museum.  For me, this was an opportunity of a lifetime—to see fabulous art in original frames, all historically correct!

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