The Painted Murals of Cambridge: Maintaining the City's Collection
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Composite view of Neighborhood Mural, a 1981 work by Lisa Carter. The mural was in such poor condition by 1996 that it had to be deaccesssioned. The experience illustrated the importance of site selection and site preparation—issues that came into focus as Cambridge initiated a conservation and maintenance program that same year. Photo: Courtesy the Cambridge Arts Council.