“Investigating contemporary pre-primed artist canvases” Poster presented at Conserving Canvas Symposium, Yale University, October 2019.

Investigating contemporary pre-primed artist canvases

Commercially pre-primed canvases are a popular choice for contemporary artists. This poster reports on a collaborative project between the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane and the Heritage Conservation Centre, Singapore to investigate the materials and properties of contemporary pre-primed canvases.

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A collaboration between HCC (Heritage Conservation Centre) and QAGOMA (Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern art)

Text by: Anne Carter, Lynn Chua, Filzah Mohd Amir, Ruby Aqburn, Gillian Osmond, and Joey Ng. ‘Investigating commercially primed artist canvases’ in eds. Ian McClure, Cynthia Schwartz and Jim Coddington Conserving Canvas, Getty.


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