Untitled, 1958

By Ad Reinhardt

Application

Framed Art

Category

Art Museum
Kit Adama, Chris Bernett, and Laura Blom in front of completed painting. Photo courtesy of Sterling Art Services.

Location

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Medium

Oil on canvas

Size

108 in. x 40 in. (274.3 cm x 101.6 cm)

Glazing

Optium Museum Acrylic®

The Challenge

  • To protect a large, delicate, irreplaceable painting during exhibition while providing an optimal viewing experience.

The Solution

Optium Museum Acrylic®

Anti-reflective
Allows viewers to see the art work without distracting reflections.

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.

Lightweight
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.

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

The Work

A member of the American Abstract ArtistsReinhardt painted in New York from the 1930s through the ’60s. His work includes compositions of geometrical shapes to works in different shades of the same color, including his well-known “black” paintings. He also is recognized for his illustrations and comics, and wrote and lectured extensively on the controversial topic “art as art.”

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