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LILIS REDUX

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Tracking LILIS (Light Induced Low-Intensity Staining) LILIS is caused by the light induced degradation of optical brighteners (OBAs) incorporated in modern media, and it also correlates with the combined presence of both…

Tracking LILIS

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Tracking LILIS (Light Induced Low-Intensity Staining) In November, 2016 Aardenburg Imaging & Archives began a series of light fastness tests using an extended testing protocol to study the phenomenon of light…

AARDENBURG IMAGING PODCAST

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Dear AaI&A Members, In recognition of worldwide interest in information for printmakers with regard to their choices of archival fine art materials, as well as requests for a fuller contextual…

MEGALUX HOURS EXPLAINED

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"Starry Night" by Vincent Van Gogh, on display at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Nov. 9, 1999. Photo by Mark McCormick-Goodhart Why does Aardenburg Imaging publish light fade data…

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Aardenburg Imaging uses the
I* Metric, invented by
Aardenburg Imaging founder
Mark McCormick-Goodhart.
Aardenburg Imaging publishes lightfade test results in
Megalux Hours, a direct measurement of exposure dosage.
Aardenburg Imaging rates test results according to the Aardenburg Conservation Display Rating,
a fine art standard.