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culptures made of latex, foam or elephant dung, or paintings made with chewing gum, vegetable dye, chocolate, or just dust and ashes, today achieve high prices in auctions and galleries. Objects made of fragile materials and paintings with extremely delicate surfaces serve as a desirable investment for funds and social status.
The main challenge in the conservation of contemporary art is the continual negotiation between the unavoidable physical aging of the material and the artistic intent. Even a small injury or unacceptable imperfection can disconnect a work from its original conception, affecting its integrity - and thus its value.