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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:37 pm 
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Hi All,

I have an extra large artwork in my hallway & it gets no direct sunlight. It is 200cm wide & 50cm high, including the 6cm frame. The frame, background & artwork are all different shades of black. I really want to light it up to highlight the artwork & was wondering if I could get some help here in choosing the appropriate type of lights.

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Turn it on its head.

A normal lamp lights all around it.
A flood light lights everywhere in front of it
A spot light lights a spot

I would suggest a couple (or even 3) small spotlights. The actual fittings would be down to your personal choice, but you would be better off if they could be moved / angled so you can get the best from them. If you opt for LED lamps you also have to decide do you want cool white (slightly blue) or warm white (slightly yellow)

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IF the artwork is at all valuable you need to consider light damage.

https://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.or ... -lighting/

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