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Getty Museum Safe After Fire

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2019-10-28/getty-fire-getty-center-museum-art-is-safe?fbclid=IwAR2m63nemD-QPT7pJ02VrXy0WCMXBqPTUbIYXMnbGvhVIZZlAwJ7lJm-v5Y…

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How Do You Frame Your Artwork Archivally?

Many of my clients ask me how to frame their treated works of art safely, so they will be adequately protected and last for many more years to come. I recommend finding a professional framer who will use wheat…

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Nature Illustrations

http://www.openculture.com/2017/11/two-million-wondrous-nature-illustrations-put-online-by-the-biodiversity-heritage-library.html?fbclid=IwAR1lTVCBjDUd0ir4-ZcXXWllCuyUwadVH6edANpv7gZrj-3Cn9EoB9ZudNE…

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Removing the Backing Board From a Work of Art on Paper

Do you have a drawing, painting or print that has been adhered to matte board?  Over time, matte board and other backing boards can become acidic, and the adhesive used to marry the art and backing board together can…

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Ink From Ancient Egyptian Papyri Contains Copper

Does your collection include papyrus artifacts?  Until recently, the inks used to write on ancient papyrus were assumed to be carbon-based.  Researchers have discovered that the inks in this papyrus manuscript actually contain copper, which will affect the methods…