ART NEWS

Preservation Hero    
By RON BARBAGALLO   I
ART NEWS
Preservation Hero
By Ron Barbagallo - at least as early as February 23, 2006 upward to present day.

For at least the last four years, I have sent out an email to a very select group of executives at Disney showcasing my current efforts primarily preserving and occasionally partially restoring animation art. As of July 19, 2010, I decided to post the email as a web page on this site. To see the most recent example of my ongoing efforts in Animation Art Conservation, please check this link:

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DEDICATION    
By RON BARBAGALLO   I
ART NEWS
Dedication
By Ron Barbagallo - October 26, 2009

With every step forward, there is a dedication.

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JOSE ORRACA   
- Obituary  
Paragraph/Link by RON BARBAGALLO  I
CONSERVATION NEWS
Jose Orraca - Obituary
September 19, 2009

Jose Orraca passed away on September 19, 2009. Forthright and direct, Orraca blazed a path that others followed; he was a pioneer in the field of Photographic Conservation. During his lifetime, others extrapolated from his body of work and now in his passing are finding a way to acknowledge his generosity and contribution. For more information about Jose Orraca, please check this link:

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In Honor of    
Margaret Salone Barbagallo   
By RON BARBAGALLO  I
NEWS
In Honor of Margaret Salone Barbagallo
By Ron Barbagallo - October 2004

Margaret Salone Barbagallo was born on lower east side of Manhattan on October 5, 1929. The middle of three daughters Marge was a second generation American born to (Anna) Nunziana Castro Salone (born 1906 on the Bowery) and (Joseph) Guisappe Salone, who owned the Common Real Estate Company on Nassau Street near Chambers (just east of what is now the World Trade Center).

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