RE: To Don (and others, was: )RE: Gum questions - 101

From: Loris Medici ^lt;>
Date: 11/15/05-06:52:22 AM Z
Message-id: <003301c5e9e3$6c3e7e10$f402500a@altinyildiz.boyner>

>From wikipedia:

"...Although the permanency of acrylics is sometimes debated by
conservators, they appear more stable than oil paints. Whereas oil
paints normally turn yellow as they age/dry, acrylic paints, at least in
the 50 years since invention, do not yellow, crack, or change..."

I understand you: 50 years is not enough for having a reassuring feel of
permanence. After a quick search I learned that Getty will organize a
symposium about Modern Paints in May 2006. I bet research on acrylics
will exhibit they're good performers in the permanence department. Lets


-----Original Message-----
From: Yves Gauvreau []
Sent: 15 Kasım 2005 Salı 14:23
Subject: Re: To Don (and others, was: )RE: Gum questions - 101

Pigment are a known quantity since they have been in used for centuries
and I could say the same about some binders like gum, tempera (eggs),
gelatin, etc. But acrylic as not been around that long and its
permanance isn't a kown quantity as it is for other stuff.
Received on Tue Nov 15 06:48:06 2005

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