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Light Repairs Art: Optical Overlays Restore Faded Masterworks

Jeff Hecht

Light or oxidation degrades dyes and pigments, altering artworks over the years and centuries. With some new techniques, art conservators can use light to restore the faded glory of a masterpiece without changing the original.

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Publish Date: 01 April 2015


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