This is a discussion of black pigments and coatings that summarizes recent history of "blacker blacks" made using carbon nanotube technology. Corresponding public art issues include Anish Kapoor's exclusive rights deal for the use of Vantablack.
By Cyndie|2020-01-06T12:32:34-08:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Articles|
Paintings conservators consider paintings as layered structures. Identification and characterization of all the component layers of a painting is the essence of the examination process. This analysis informs treatment possibilities and is critical to the work’s long-term preservation.
Fascinating details of a painting's history and provenance may be found on the reverse side. Examples include incised marks on wood panels, labels, and inscriptions that may include signatures, dates and artwork titles. These [...]