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ALPism #1

Art Versus Archive: Where do we draw the line?

by Kathy Battista

Any curator or researcher has their archival discovery stories of varying dramatic scale: from Carmen Bambach discovering a previously unattributed Michelangelo drawing to coming across hand-printed photographs or sketches strewn in the draws of artists. While this is exciting for a researcher, it also brings up some important issues and questions around the archive or “artist’s papers” as they are often called.

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