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Digital Printing in Contemporary Art. A review for conservation decision-making

Iraia Anthonisen-Añabeitia1,*, Itxaso Maguregui Olabarria1

1 Fine Art Faculty. University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Department of Painting, Barrio Sarriena s/n, 48940, Lejona, España

* iraia.anthonisen@ehu.eus

Abstract

Art uses the contemporary tools developed at the time, because of their material and conceptual possibilities. Comparing with other media, computers and output devices have transformed our society and culture in the last decades more than ever. These resources offered an interesting research path for artists, generating consideration and discussion concerning its use and conservation. On this regard this paper focuses on two main aspects: the materials employed to produce digital prints (technologies, inks, substrates, finishing and mounting) and conservation issues such as terminology concerns, documentation and recording, long-term stability, and reproduction matters. Clear standards are needed in order to guarantee the conservation of these artworks, representative of this century.

Keywords

Printing technologies
Digital print terminology
Data-recording
Reproduction
Conservation

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English

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10.14568/cp2019028

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Anthonisen-Añabeitia, I.; Olabarria I. M., 'Digital Printing in Contemporary Art. A review for conservation decision-making', Conservar Património 35 (2020) 75-84, https://doi.org/10.14568/cp2019028.

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Anthonisen-Añabeitia, I., & Olabarria I. M. (2020). Digital Printing in Contemporary Art. A review for conservation decision-making. Conservar Património, 35 75-84. DOI:10.14568/cp2019028.

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Anthonisen-Añabeitia, Iraia, and Itxaso Maguregui Olabarria. 2020. "Digital Printing in Contemporary Art. A review for conservation decision-making." Conservar Património 35:75-84. doi:10.14568/cp2019028.

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ANTHONISEN-AÑABEITIA, Iraia, [et al.] – Digital Printing in Contemporary Art. A review for conservation decision-making. Conservar Património. [Em linha]. 35 (2020) 75-84 [Consult. ]. Disponível em WWW: <URL:https://doi.org/10.14568/cp2019028>. ISSN 21829942.

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ANTHONISEN-AÑABEITIA, Iraia; OLABARRIA, Itxaso Maguregui. Digital Printing in Contemporary Art. A review for conservation decision-making. Conservar Património, Lisboa, v. 35, p. 64-81, 2020. Disponível em: <https://doi.org/10.14568/cp2019028>. Acesso em: .

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Received: 2019-8-13
Revised: 2019-11-13
Accepted: 2020-1-6
Online: 2020-5-13

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