A safe museum collection isn’t a lucky accident. It’s planned for

With the California wildfires coming close to the Getty Center, in the December 14, 2017 edition of The New York Times, John Schwartz looked at how the Getty was fairing (“Getty Stands Up to Flames” ). What he found was a complex built of fire-resistant materials, decorated with fire-resistant vegetation that is kept carefully pruned, as well as a system of irrigation pipes and sprinklers. A safe museum collection isn’t a lucky accident. It’s planned for. …read more

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