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RichardPini

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Does anyone know what's the best way to store drawings? Should they be on the wall, behind glass and frame, or should they be stored in some kind of archive, in plastic bags? I know it is important to keep the air dry, and to avoid sunlight, but I'm not really sure about the best way to take care of them. Since I have two WP originals (posted elsewhere in this forum) I would very much like to know.



That depends. Do you want to see/display them? Or just have them? If you want to show them, the best way is first to have them framed archivally by a professional frame shop. They will use acid-free materials and museum (UV-blocking) glass. Then be sure to hang the art away from direct or even strong reflected sunlight, or in a room with strong lighting of any kind.

If you simply want to store art, put it into an archival (acid-free) folder and store flat at no more than 50% humidity, away from temperature extremes.