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Please note: Bark Frameworks will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 25th and Fri., Nov. 26th in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Framing Sally Mann

Bark Frameworks Marketing Specialist Jennifer Clark interviewed Amy Hinten, who has designed frames for Bark for 13 years, about creating designs to present photographer Sally Mann’s ambrotypes, which were shown at Edwynn Houk Gallery in the fall of 2012. Jennifer Clark: To start off, tell us about this ...

Working with Living Artists

One of the most compelling aspects of designing frames at Bark is that our designers get to work with living artists—both established and emerging—to design frames that present their work in the best possible way, as well as protect it from an environment that ...

Summer’s Coming…So This Must Be Spring

All of us who share an interest in keeping works of art in the safest possible conditions must be especially careful in the spring and fall. In these swing seasons, climate conditions may change dramatically and very quickly. We welcome the ...

Framing Stephen Hannock

Jennifer Clark interviews Bark Frameworks designer Paul Jordan. American artist Stephen Hannock (b. 1951) paints luminous nocturnes using mixed media that are ultimately polished with random orbital sanders. His atmospheric depictions of rockets and flooded rivers seem to glow with an inner light. Hannock’s influences include ...

Framing Rippl-Ronai

Here is a framing project that we were asked to undertake by Elizabeth Easton when she was Chair of the Department of European Painting and Sculpture at The Brooklyn Museum. The painting is by Jozsef Rippl-Ronai (Hungarian, 1861-1927), a member of the Nabi group, ...

Frames + Media: An Old Fashioned Frame

Frames carry multiple messages. Around a work of art a frame can establish an emphatic border—the artwork is inside the frame/the world is outside; or it may act as an almost invisible bridge from the artwork to the wall and the room. The frame ...

Frames + Media: The Mellon’s van Gogh

Frames carry multiple messages. Around a work of art a frame can establish an emphatic border—the artwork is inside the frame/the world is outside; or it may act as an almost invisible bridge from the artwork to the wall and the room. The frame ...

Art Inspiring Literature: Masterworks from Mauritshuis

Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis--which opened at the Frick Collection in New York last month--showcases treasures from the collection of Mauritshuis in The Hague, The Netherlands, while the museum undergoes renovations. Two works featured in this rare and ...

Glazing Test

Recently a client asked if we would examine a frame made some years ago and determine if the glazing blocks ultra-violet light. Some of the media used in making the work were almost certainly light sensitive, so the collector wanted to replace the glazing ...

“The keen-eyed may note a Met obsession with framing.”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has reinstalled the European paintings galleries. It’s been over forty years since the last reinstallation. The reframing of some of the pictures is one of the noteworthy changes that Holland Cotter emphasizes in his NYT Friday, May 24th article. In fact, ...

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