Over the past 40 years, John Asmus’ life has taken many unexpected turns. Initially involved in nuclear propulsion in space, Asmus moved on to become one of the world’s foremost high-tech art conservators whose work has embraced such diverse artistic treasures as the Mona Lisa and China’s ancient terracotta army.
age of Leonardo da Vinci's The Battle of Anghiari
weight, in kilograms, of Jay DeFeo's The Rose
age of entombed warriors cleaned and restored by Asmus
members of Lasers for the Conservation of Art, an international laser restoration society