Yearly Archives: 2012

Pochoir: Technique and Conservation

Pochoir is a stencil-based printing technique popular from the late 19th century through the 1930’s, with its center of activity in Paris. It was primarily used by illustrators and designers to create patterns and architectural design prints. Was used during the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods and at the peak of its popularity in the early 20th century, there were as many as thirty graphic design studios in France using this technique
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The Passage of Time also Paints

How far should a conservation-restoration process go? As the time passes by, materials darken, protective coatings yellow or become opaque, superficial grime accumulates over the artworks, etc. Furthermore, there are some factors
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