A lot of art created in the last 60 years or so has been created using plastics and paper as mediums. This has altered the way that art restoration has to deal with maintaining famous pieces, particularly those from the the famed “Pop Art” movement. Dealing with plastic is much different than dealing with oil paints of the past. Listen in as the gang learns about the newest problems and solutions in protecting artworks.

Will your art last a lifetime or more? Listen in to find out!

Show links:
Main Article – http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/nano-restart-when-art-falls-apart/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Restoration initiative – http://www.nanorestart.eu/

Related project – http://popart-highlights.mnhn.fr/index.html

 
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Amy Roth

Amy Roth

Amy Davis Roth (aka Surly Amy) is a multimedia artist who resides in Los Angeles, California. She makes Surly-Ramics She is the fearless leader of Mad Art Lab and cohost of Makers' Hustle Podcast Support her on Patreon. Follow her on twitter: @SurlyAmy or on Google+.

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