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Fount, 2009

By Mequitta Ahuja


Framed Art


Art Museum
Courtesy the artist and the Philadelphia Museum of Art


The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Drawing in black wax crayon, crayon shavings, fixative and matte medium


40 in. x 156 in. (369.2 cm x 101.6 cm), designed as pair of adjacent triptychs, each measuring 40 ¼ x 26 inches


Optium Museum Acrylic®

The Challenge

  • To protect and rehouse a highly textured and friable drawing for exhibition while providing an optimal viewing experience.

The Solution

Optium Museum Acrylic®

Acrylic is half the weight of glass and shatter resistant
Safeguards against injury and damage to artwork and visitors.

Anti-static protection exceeds that of glass
Immediately eliminates static charge.  Makes for safer, easier framing and less cleaning.

Abrasion resistant
A durable hard coat protects against scratches from cleaning and general exposure to the public.

Allows viewers to see the drawing rather than distracting reflections.

99% UV blocking
Protects the drawing from the most damaging light wavelengths, helping prevent fading and degradation.

More Info

  • For more information on the artist, click here.