Tuesday, November 26, 2013
ART DESIGN TIPS AND REMINDERS
Art lovers understand the importance of keeping their work out of harms way. Millions are spent
purchasing fine art each year (ok let us not include the recent Francis Bacon, Jeff Koons, Edvard Munch
and other record setting works). Let's just consider works more "everyday" people buy to have and
enjoy. It is important you protect your fine art from destructive forces both in your office and home.
LIGHT FEATHER DUSTING
Most paintings and wall hangings can be cleaned with a light feather duster or cotton T-shirt.
All art, including textiles, photographs and paper should be framed using museum-quality materials
and professional conservation techniques. Ask potential framers about their conservation procedure
and the materials they use.
Moisture can ruin your fine artwork. Be careful where you place art. A small often used bathroom
and a steamy shower can cause havoc. Big temperature changes can be damaging over time.
The sunlight streaming through your windows may be enjoyable, but the UV rays that accompany it
can damage your precious works leading to fading to paintings and photographs and canvases to
OVERALL: SHOW YOUR ART IN THE "BEST LIGHT"