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Professor Brings Chemistry to Art Conservation

August 15, 2012

Tami Lasseter Clare An innovative field project led by a Portland State University chemist and the Seattle Art Museum will help museums better prepare and preserve valuable outdoor sculptures. Fieldwork at the Seattle Art Museum's sculpture park is now underway. Full Story

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