Sunday at the Met: The World Science Festival Presents The New Science of Art Attribution
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Sunday, June 3, 2012
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Art historians are increasingly turning to particle physics to authenticate masterpieces by artists like Rembrandt and Van Gogh, as well as to explore mysterious artworks lying beneath surface paintings. Join a provocative discussion about the powerful new collaboration between scientists, curators and conservators that is bringing to light hidden works and revealing important clues about iconic art.
Presented in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Garrick UtleyGarrick Utley served as founding president of the Levin Institute of the State University of New York from 2003 to 2011. More »
Francesca CasadioMuseum Scientist Francesca Casadio directs the Art Institute of Chicago’s state-of-the-art conservation science laboratory. More »
Joris DikArchaeologist Joris Dik studied art history and classical archaeology at the University of Amsterdam, receiving his M.A. in 1997. More »
Walter LiedtkeMuseum Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Walter Liedtke is a curator of European paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. For 32 years, he has been the museum’s specialist in Dutch and Flemish paintings, and he has written extensively on the painters Rembrandt and Vermeer. More »