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Window Tinting Can Help Galleries Protect Artwork

Thursday, September 17th, 2015
Window Tinting Artwork

Many museums and galleries limit natural light to prevent direct sunlight from damaging artwork, however, reducing UV light is very manageable.

“No space, architecturally, is a space unless it has natural light.”

— Louis I. Kahn

Light plays a very important role in art, not just in the creation of a work – the shading, the lines, the perspective, the coloring, etc. – but also in the enjoyment of a piece.

“When appropriately lighting an exhibit, it is important to consider not just the quantity but also the quality of the light used,” write authors Chris Hancock, Shelby Hinchliff, and Justina Hohmann in the “Daylighting Museums Guide.” (more…)

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