Converse with a Conservator | More than Meets the Eye

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  • What happens when an object’s attribution or date is called into question? Hear how conservators use innovative research and scientific analysis to identify the materials and methods used to create an artwork to answer this question.

    On Wednesday, February 3, 2021, graduate objects conservation intern Sarah Montonchaikul revealed how this information is used alongside art history to shed light on the identification and attribution of artworks. In this engaging online conversation, a mysterious unidentified Byzantine-looking necklace from the upcoming exhibition, Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano, may not be exactly what it seems.

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