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Article: Creating a Living Legacy #10: Storage & Storage Systems for Artists

Artist Trust is working to expand the awareness, discussion and management related to archiving and documenting artwork through the support of Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) program. The following information is excerpted from the CALL program’s support materials and provided as a resource for visual artists seeking legacy planning and archiving information.

Art Boards

Blick Art Materials

Container Store

Archival Supply Companies:

Archival Methods

Hollinger Metal Edge

Light Impressions

University Products

Books:

Caring for Your Artwork: A Guide for Artists, Collectors, Galleries and Art Institutions by Jill Snyder and Joseph Montague

The Care and Handling of Art Objects: Practices in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Marjorie Shelley

The Care of Prints and Drawings (American Association for State and Local History Book Series) by Margaret Holben Ellis

Conservation Concerns: A Guide for Collectors and Curators
by Konstanze Bachmann

The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques by Ralph Mayer