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Subject: Symposium on technical examination

Symposium on technical examination

From: Ron Spronk <spronk>
Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2001
Modern Art in the Laboratory: Technical Examinations and Art
Historical Implications
Harvard University Art Museums
Arthur M. Sackler Museum lecture hall
485 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Saturday, May 5, 2001, 9:30 am-5 pm
Free admission

9:30 am: Coffee

10:00 am:

    Morning session: Mondrian as Maker

    Painting Under Pressure: An Approach to Mondrian's Revisions
    Harry Cooper, Associate Curator of Modern Art, Fogg Art Museum,
    Harvard University Art Museums

    The Transatlantic Paintings in the Laboratory
    Ron Spronk, Associate Curator for Research, Straus Center for
    Conservation, Harvard University Art Museums

    Framing Mondrian
    Joop M. Joosten, Research Curator Emeritus, Stedelijk Museum,

    The Transatlantic Paintings Revisited
    Kermit S. Champa, Andrea V. Rosenthal Professor of History of
    Art and Architecture, Brown University

12:00 noon: Discussion

12:30 pm: Lunch break

2:30 pm: Afternoon session: MATERIAL MATTERS

    Abstract Abstractions: Interpreting Technical Studies of Modern
    James Coddington, Chief Conservator, The Museum of Modern Art,
    New York

    Merging and Emerging Images: Layer and Metamorphosis in
    Picasso's Art
    Ann Hoenigswald, Paintings Conservator, National Gallery of Art,
    Washington, D.C.

    Barnett Newman: Facture as Concept
    Yve-Alain Bois, Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Professor of Modern Art,
    Harvard University

    Newman's Paintings: Insights and Challenges
    Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, Director, Center for the Technical Study
    of Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, and Chief
    Conservator, Whitney Museum of American Art

4:30 pm: Discussion

5:00 pm: Reception

This symposium is sponsored by the M. Victor Leventritt Lecture
Fund, established through the generosity of the wife, children, and
friends of the late M. Victor Leventritt, Harvard class of 1935. The
purpose of the fund is to present outstanding scholars of the
history and theory of art to the Harvard and greater Boston

The symposium is presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Mondrian: The Transatlantic Paintings, in the Busch-Reisinger
Museum, April 28 through July 22, 2001.

Complimentary parking will be available at the Broadway Garage,
located on Felton Street, between Cambridge Street and Broadway.

Ron Spronk
Associate Curator for Research,
Straus Center for Conservation
Harvard University Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA 02138
Fax: 617-495-0322

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