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Roy I, 1994

By Chuck Close


Framed Art


Art Museum
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©Chuck Close – Private Collection
Close up Chuck Close painting and seam, Private collection. Photo courtesy the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


Fisher Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California


Oil on canvas


102 1/8 in. x 84 in. (259.4 cm x 213.36 cm)


Optium Museum Acrylic®

The Challenge

  • Large art work painting makes use of glass prohibitively heavy.
  • Dimensions of work exceed maximum sheet size of anti-static acrylic glazing available.

The Solution

Seamed Optium Museum Acrylic®

Shatter resistant
Safeguards against injury and damage to artwork and visitors.  This product is ideal for valuable works, high traffic areas, and public event spaces.

Acrylic is half the weight of glass; Ideal for large, heavy projects.

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 screen without distracting reflections.

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

Seamed Optium Museum Acrylic® 
SmallCorp seamed two sheets of Optium Museum Acrylic together.  Allows for the large painting to be glazed and protected from UV light penetration and dust.

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