2001-05 Symposium Modern Art in the Laboratory

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Technical Examinations and Art Historical Implications

M. Victor Leventritt Symposium

Saturday, May 5, 2001

Location: Arthur M. Sackler Museum Lecture Hall


Mondrian as Maker


Harry Cooper

Associate Curator of Modern Art, Fogg Art Museum


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, Amsterdam


The Transatlantic Paintings Revisited

Kermit S. Champa

Andrea V. Rosenthal Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Brown





Material Matters


Abstract Abstractions: Interpreting Technical Studies of Modern Art

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 Studies of Modern Art, Harvard

University Art Museums, and Chief Conservator, Whitney Museum of American





Admission: free


The symposium is sponsored by the M. Victor Leventritt Lecture Fund