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New Website is a Resource for Artists

    The Sam and Adele Golden FoundationSM for the Arts, Inc. aims to be a meaningful resource for the professional visual artist. In our effort to assist artists we invite you to explore the exciting new NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) Web site at: http://source.nyfa.org/content/search/search.aspx?SA=1. This is the nation’s most extensive database […]

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Insurance Considerations When Transporting Artwork

Something else to consider when talking about safe handling of artwork is transportation options. The transportation services most commonly used to transport works of art are road or air transit. Air transport is the most common, efficient and safe means of moving art over long distances, domestically or internationally. Choices include parcel services, such as […]

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Safe Handling and Transportation of Acrylic Paintings

When artists create paintings their focus is typically on issues of aesthetics. Concerns over the substrate, ground, painting materials and the overall durability or integrity of the work are typically either built into the working style, or not. Usually, last among the concerns for the work is its stability in regards to its storage and/or […]

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Techniques for Cleaning Acrylic Paintings

As with any surface around the home, office, or especially, in a public place, paintings become a depository for airborne dust. They can also get touched occasionally, either inadvertently or purposefully, and may become soiled from the contact. Acrylic paintings have unique attributes that affect their propensity for attracting and retaining dirt and grime. One […]

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