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Proper Art Storage

Aside from the obvious dangers of storing art like bending or general damage how should you store your art?

There are a few factors that you need to think with when you think about safely storing artwork, and they are: humidity, heat, light, and air pollution.

In storing art, we are trying to avoid mold growth, the paper becoming brittle and the ink or paint colors remaining intact and not fading.

So, the best way to store your art prints is between sheets of archival rag board

and in a sealed container. Remember that regular cleaning of the space will help to prevent against bugs making the space their homes. Bugs to look out for are silverfish, termites, cockroaches, and wood worms.

Download a full list of exact temperatures, humidity levels and information to best protect your artwork.

How to Properly Store Artwork
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