Cleaning Acrylic Emulsion Paintings
Alexander Liberman, Andromeda, 1962. Acrylic on canvas, 1650 x 1650 x 40 mm (64.4 x 64.4 x 1.6 in.). Presented by the Montargent Foundation, 1964. Rotated oblique view of the painting in Tate's conservation studio during surface cleaning as part of the Tate AXA Art Modern Paints Project. This image highlights the differences between the cleaned (darker) areas and the lighter areas that have yet to be cleaned. Photo: © Tate, London 2009. © The Alexander Liberman Trust.