Volume 87 Issue 34 | p. 19 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 24, 2009

Dow Chemical Teams On Art Conservation

Department: Business
Keywords: Dow Chemical, Getty Conservation Institute, Tate

Dow Chemical, the J. Paul Getty Trust's Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) in Los Angeles, and London's Tate gallery will collaborate to develop an effective means of cleaning works of art created with acrylic paint. The partnership will employ Dow's computer modeling and robotics technologies to explore new conservation techniques for a fast-growing segment of most major art collections. "Preserving works of art made with acrylic paints presents unique challenges . . .

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