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Chemistry and the Preservation of Art Objects with Suzanne Lomax of the National Gallery of Art

Thursday, October 10, 4:00 pm5:30 pm

2019 GRACE VAN DERVOORT LECTURE

Learn about the techniques chemists, physicists and material scientists use to examine, preserve and restore paintings and sculpture. Examples will be presented from the collection of the National Gallery of Art.

Suzanne LomaxSuzanne Quillen Lomax, Ph.D., has been an organic chemist in the scientific research department of the National Gallery of Art since 1986, investigating the identification and aging behavior of artists’ materials. She is also a managing editor of the gallery’s journal, Facture, which combines research from art historians, conservators and scientists. Her research focuses on the identification of synthetic organic pigments by a variety of analytical techniques, including Raman spectroscopy and laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry.

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Date:
Thursday, October 10
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4:00 pm–5:30 pm
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Bush Memorial Center
65 1st Street
Troy, NY 12180 United States
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