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Posts Tagged ‘custom frame projects’

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A primer on adding acrylic protection on an oversize painting

We are getting more and more requests from our clients to custom mill frames that will accommodate acrylic to protect their valuable paintings. This was a challenging project but I think you will agree the results speak for themselves. We are documenting a project for a client that has a large painting that he wanted…

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The Saint John’s Bible at the New Mexico History Museum

Beginning in 1996, the community of Saint John's Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota, began planning and working on The Saint John's Bible, the first handwritten, illuminated Bible to be commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in five hundred years. The New Mexico History Museum is currently hosting an exhibition of original pages of The Saint John’s…

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Edward Curtis photos & Metropolitan frames travel around the world

Cardozo Fine Art has created the most extensive exhibition program of Curtis photography in history. These exhibitions and Metropolitan frames have been seen in over forty countries and on every continent but Antarctica. It is estimated that through his books, exhibitions, lectures, and former gallery, Cardozo has brought Curtis to well over 10 million people world-wide. Metropolitan first…

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Recto Verso Frame

We first custom milled this frame for the "Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph 1964 – 1977" exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago. We decided to make a sample so we could show how it is assembled. Our recto verso frame was designed so the artwork could be viewed from the front and the back.…

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Turning the corner with photography exhibits

Because we are a manufacturer we often are asked to do special projects. This particular one was very challenging. A customer who specializes in large scale photography prints asked us to make a frame that wrapped around the corner of a wall. The final frame was 33" high and the length was 61 1/2" on one…

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50 x 88 Custom Oversize Frame

50x88 Pre-Packaged Frame

We are often asked how large a frame we can make. This is not the largest frame we’ve made but it is a good example of the sizes we ship. This job is being sent to a museum in Texas. They have ordered multiple frames and we are shipping the entire job on a palette. We…

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We Love Getting Pictures From Our Customers

We always like to hear from our customers and love getting pictures of our frames in their artwork. We just received the following. “The frames arrived yesterday; they are perfect! I have attached a photo of them in situ with the calligraphy mounted and the frames hinged as a screen. Thank you for your help and expertise…

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