Perishable Materials Present Considerable Challenges to Contemporary Conservators

August 19th, 2016

Rauschenberg dirt painting, via Creators ProjectAn article in The Creators Project charts the difficulties in contemporary conservation for works made from perishable materials, including pieces which are now too fragile to be shown.  “They are not exhibited and are archived in museum graveyards solely for research purposes,” says conservator Glenn Wharton.

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