Category Archives: Art Storage and Transport

What to Do About Flaking on Oil or Acrylic Paintings

Have you noticed developing flaking on oil or acrylic paintings in your collection? If so, don’t worry! Your paintings are not doomed. Flaking is a common issue that art owners may encounter, particularly with paintings done in oil or acrylic. … Continue reading

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Identifying and Preventing Water Damage on Paintings in Rainy Santa Barbara and Los Angeles

Has the rainy weather in the Santa Barbara and Los Angeles areas left you with water damage on paintings? Do you see signs of mold, flaking, blistering, discoloration, or warping on your artwork? Don’t fret! This article is for you. … Continue reading

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An Art Conservator’s Step-by-Step Guide on How to Hang a Painting

Do you know how to hang a painting? It’s okay if you don’t – I see paintings that have been damaged or are on the verge of falling off of their hanging hardware all the time. Here’s an art conservator’s … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Art Storage Facility

In the world of art conservation and preservation, choosing the right art storage facility is a crucial decision for both collectors and institutions. The right choice can ensure the safety and longevity of valuable artworks, especially in a desert climate … Continue reading

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Protecting Collectibles at Home – A painful lesson to be learned from the “professionals” at the Borghese Gallery in Rome

This blog post has been syndicated at ExpertClick.com. What does it mean that this article is “ syndicated”? See end of article for explanation. A painful lesson to be learned from the “professionals” at the Borghese Gallery in Rome for … Continue reading

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Mural Restoration at Historic Casa Romantica, San Clemente, Orange County, CA

This blog post has been syndicated at ExpertClick.com. What does it mean to be syndicated? See end of article for explanation. I was at the historical home and event center, Casa Romantica last week, in San Clemente, Orange County,  CA. … Continue reading

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Stolen Art Mysteries In The Movies And In Real Life

“Your blog post has been syndicated at ExpertClick.com” Its a bit of a coup to get an article syndicated, and its certainly prestigious, as additional “proof” that the info and the author are considered far and wide authoritative and an … Continue reading

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Is This The Worst Art Storage You’ve Ever Seen? Tell us in the comment section.

Damage to artwork in storage and during shipping happens very often to those who want to save a buck but disregard the importance of the item… or the cost of repair. Continue reading

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