Albert Bierstadt’s The Domes of the Yosemite, 9.5ˊ x 15ˊ(St. Johnsbury Athenaeum), was removed in October 2017, restored, and returned in July 2018. The centenarian canvas eases away from its long watch, edged around its mammoth frame by attendants mincing like ledge-walkers, then ticks forward into gloved hands down to a papered floor. Across its … Continue reading Renewal