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Metals change over time, yielding unique aesthetic qualities but also material instability. In the past, techniques used to clean metals were often aggressive, stripping off corrosion to restore bright metal surfaces. Today, corrosion layers are no longer automatically swept away, as they may contain evidence of an object’s original surface and subsequent history.
In this update, Grove Art publishes 6 new articles, 49 emendations, and 4 article revisions