Is glass the same as glazing?

 

Glazing is a general term used to describe the transparent material covering the artwork as a means of protection, such a glass. There are many variationsincluding regular clear picture glass, reflection control (chemically coated to reduce reflection), and conservation glass (specially formulated to help filter the damaging effects of UV light). There are also acrylic glazing products that are lighter in weight and come in the non-glare and UV filtering varieties. Glass is easier to clean and more scratch resistant than acrylic products.