How to Label a Photograph for Exhibition


Showcasing an artwork or photograph for exhibition requires you to disclose details of the labeling to your visitors especially those that will buy them.


In this article, we would be disclosing various options of how to label a photograph for exhibition. Below are some options for professionally labeling your photograph for the exhibition.

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Every exhibition should contain the artist name, title of the work, medium of the work and size of the work.

Vinyl

Vinyl is used by galleries and museums to show of display the name of the artist and the title of the work. Usually, this is seen close to the entryway.
The vinyl, especially the Custom-cut out ones is used as it is easily removable and does not alter or damage your walls.


Usually, they are cut very small and fixed closed to every artwork or photograph. Also, the size of the vinyl cut such as to fit your work.

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Map

Another option is making a map of the gallery. This is very important when you want to keep the walls where your work is hanging clear. Using a map requires you to number your work, providing a corresponding list.

Adhesive Labels

Another option is the use of painter Labels in the place of using the vinyl cut for your labels.


Some people adhere these paints to the wall directly, some others stick their labels to a mat board or foam core and cut out the edges so that the labels are flush with the mount.

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Finally, labeling an artwork or photograph requires preparation. You need to consider the cost of getting an exhibition ready, shooting the images, what type of gallery do you need, security and insurance and editioning. In my next article, I’d be talking about how to prepare for an exhibition. Thanks.

Author: Arinze

A Photography enthusiastic. I work with a group of other professional photographers to provide you tips on photography

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A Photography enthusiastic. I work with a group of other professional photographers to provide you tips on photography

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