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New Rule on Cargo Is Shaking Art World

February 23, 2010 11:25 am

Let me first post the credits… New York Times, Randy Kennedy, Feb. 12th 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/13/arts/design/13transport.html?sudsredirect=true Here’s the edited version: …the stuff of real nightmares: the possibility that airline employees... (more)

Pigment vs. Binder ~ What is the Difference?

February 15, 2010 12:35 pm

Pigments  The pigment determines the color of the paint as well as the permanence of that color.  PIGMENTS DETERMINE: 1) Chroma; Relative brightness 2) Opacity; transparent, translucent or... (more)

Development of Hairline Cracks in Oil Paintings

January 28, 2010 2:14 pm

Why do oil paintings develop hairline cracks and acrylic paintings do not? This is directly related to the binders used in oil and acrylic paint. Oil paint binder... (more)

Disaster Planning and Monetary Archival Appraisals; An Overview

January 25, 2010 12:07 pm

In light of the extensive losses incurred by natural and manmade events, it is imperative that archivists and others charged with the safety of our archive collections be... (more)

Forgotten Assets; Art Succession Planning

January 25, 2010 11:47 am

Art succession planning should be an iatrical part of the estate planning process. Fine art and collectible collections present their own unique opportunities for a collector to reduce... (more)

Cultural Heritage at Risk…

November 11, 2009 10:36 am

Yesterday, the Wexner Center (www.wexarts.org) at The Ohio State University and the Heartland Chapter of the IFCPP (www.ifcpp.com) hosted a lecture entitled:   Cultural Heritage at Risk Art and Book... (more)

Inland Marine Insurance

September 4, 2009 1:29 pm

Check out my new Group on LinkedIn designed to assist with questions related to Inland Marine policies. http://www.linkedin.com/groups?homeNewMember=&gid=2264487&trk=eml-grp-sub