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Osram LEDs to Light The Sistine Chapel's Michelangelo Frescoes

The project, involving custom-designed fixtures optimized for beam control and with a color spectrum that will highlight the pigmentation in the frescoes, will be completed next year, although a pilot project entitled LED4Art has already proven the concept. While LED-based solid-state lighting (SSL) has long offered efficiency advantages compared to legacy sources, it's a fairly recent development in which LED fixtures have become accepted in museum or historical settings where artwork is omnipresent.