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Never Built: Los Angeles

By various artists


Framed Art


Photo by Benny Chan/ Fotoworks, courtesy of the A+D Museum
Photo by Benny Chan/ Fotoworks, courtesy of the A+D Museum
Photo by Benny Chan/ Fotoworks, courtesy of the A+D Museum


A+D Museum, Los Angeles, California
July 28, 2013 – October 13, 2013


Multimedia drawings




Optium Museum Acrylic®

The Challenge

  • To protect a collection of mixed media and drawings during 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 art work 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 drawings rather than their own reflections.

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

The Work

Never Built: Los Angeles explored the “what if” Los Angeles. The exhibit show cased a thorough compendium of projects that only saw the drawing board, asking: Why is Los Angeles a hotbed of great architects, yet so lacking in urban innovation?

More Info

  • For information about the exhibition and the A+D Museum, please click here.