bin

   A container that holds and displays a number of two-dimensional works of art. It is sometimes referred to as a cradle or a browser. Each work rests upright upon its lowest edge, leaning forward or back against flat, rigid supports. The bin is open at its top, allowing a viewer to flip through the works. Although not an optimal method of exhibiting artwork, bins are often used in galleries as an economical way to present art for sale. In artists' studios and collectors' homes, bins can provide accessible storage for accumulations of 2-D works. Since works placed in bins are typically unframed (abrasion could be a problem), it is wise to works placed in bins in some way from light, dirt, and other hazards. Enclosing each in a polypropylene sleeve and a rigid, acid-free cardboard backing can provide such protection.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • Bin — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bin — /bin/, n., v., binned, binning. n. 1. a box or enclosed place for storing grain, coal, or the like. v.t. 2. to store in a bin. [bef. 950; ME binne, OE binn(e) crib, perh. < Celt; cf. Welsh benn cart] * * * (as used in expressions) bin Laden Osama …   Universalium

  • Bin — Bin, n. [OE. binne, AS. binn manager, crib; perh. akin to D. ben, benne, basket, and to L. benna a kind of carriage ( a Gallic word), W. benn, men, wain, cart.] A box, frame, crib, or inclosed place, used as a receptacle for any commodity; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bin — Bin: /bin .bin См. также Бин …   Википедия

  • Bin — Bin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Binned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Binning}.] To put into a bin; as, to bin wine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bin — Vunr std. (8. Jh.), mhd. bin, ahd. bim, as. bium, afr. bim Stammwort. Die Formen des Verbums sein sind nicht nur suppletiv (s. ist, sein2 und Wesen für die unvermischten Formen), sondern teilweise auch aus verschiedenen Grundlagen verschmolzen: 1 …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Binə — may refer to: *Binə, Baku, Azerbaijan *Binə, Khojavend, Azerbaijan …   Wikipedia

  • bin — [bɪn] noun [C] 1) British a container for putting rubbish in He tore up the letter and put it in the bin.[/ex] 2) a container for storing something a recycling bin[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bin — biñ interj. verksmo garsui žymėti: Vienas biñ, kitas biñ – ir paleido visi vaikai dūdas (pradėjo verkti) Kp …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • bin — short for waste bin, has given rise in BrE to a transitive verb to bin, meaning ‘to throw away’ or (figuratively) ‘to reject’: • Who remembers the kind of middle class good behaviour, thrift and modesty that have been binned along with Bromo, the …   Modern English usage


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