Other (inherent) Paint Deficiences
Soft(ening) PaintSoft paint is visually difficult to identify. It is paint that has not hardened upon drying and retains a plasticity that allows a permanent deformation when pressure is applied.
COMMENT: COMMENT: soft paint can only be conclusively identified by touch.
LiteratureTank Bronken I.A., Boon J.J., Hard dry paint, softening tacky paint, and exuding drips on Composition (1952) by Jean-Paul Riopelle, 2014, in: Issues in Contemporary Oil Paint, pp 247-262
Tank Bronken I.A., Boon J.J., Softening paint and drip formation in paintings by Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923–2002): improving their condition with metal coordinating ions, 2014, in: Postprints of ICOM-CC 17th Triennial Conference, Melbourne, 15-19 September 2014., art. 1303
Griffin A., Young C., Hale T., ‘History is my material’ - Anselm Kiefer, 2014, in: Postprints of ICOM-CC 17th Triennial Conference, Melbourne 2014 , paper 1305
Tank Bronken I.A., Boon J.J., Corkery R., Steindal C., On the changing appearance of, and potential treatment options for, softening and dripping paints in CoBrA oil paintings, 2016, in: Studies in Conservation, 61(sup2), pp. 269–270
Other (inherent) Paint DeficiencesDripping
Wet (Non-drying) Paint