[caption caption="Museum Mountmaker Emily Meyer forming a custom book mount."][/caption]
Heather Brown, Mellon Fellow in Paper Conservation
There are seven books in the Ed Ruscha and the Great American West exhibition, which provided paper conservators the opportunity to exercise our skills in mounting books in an invisible way. Though the techniques appear simple, they required a good amount of planning and collaboration to achieve the perfect combination of physical support, visual unity, and aesthetic beauty.