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How To Save Your Art From Mold
Learn important tips from Art Conservators about preventing mold damage on paintings and other artworks. Whether you are an art lover, a seasoned investor, or a museum curator, knowing how to protect your art from mold is of crucial importance, especially if you live in a humid environment such as South Florida.
How an Art Conservator Cleans Paintings: Technologies and Modalities.
Art Conservators are highly trained professionals who use chemistry and artistic mastery to bring paintings back to their original glory. In this video, you will learn how art conservators clean paintings from dirt, grime, nicotine and more, using traditional and new technologies.
Protect Your Art in Times of Covid-19
Covid-19 presents unique challenges to art collection maintenance. The frontal assault on the virus incorporates aggressive cleaning and sanitizing. People are encouraged to work at home. Surfaces are aggressively treated with disinfectant. These actions are done in good intent, but they present a problem for art collections and preservation. So, faced with this new reality, the main question is: How can we disinfect surfaces near precious art pieces, and even the artworks themselves, without damaging the piece? Learn here
How To Know Whether An Art Conservator Is Qualified
Finding a qualified art conservator to care for your beloved art pieces can be a nerve-wracking experience. Anyone can claim to be able to conserve artworks, yet putting your artwork in the wrong hands can have serious consequences. Since the art conservation field is so unregulated, collectors must do their due diligence when finding a […]
How To Revive Your Art After a Flood or Fire
In the aftermath of a flood or fire, surveying the impact to your collection can evoke deep despair. You may think there's no way it can be salvaged, much less restored. Wait -- don't resign yourself to the loss of your treasures! Read here to learn how you can facilitate art recovery once your home is cleared for re-entry.