March 3, 2014
Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery
8th and G St. NW
Washington, DC, 20001
Authors and painting conservators, Andrea Kirsh and Rustin Levenson, present a lecture on the study of paintings as physical objects. The authors will address how the physical attributes of an artwork can illuminate important critical, historical, and social issues. Our speakers will focus on their award-winning book,Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examinations in Art Historical Studies.
Doors will open at 5:30 pm. Please enter the museum at 8th and G Street NW. This program is free and open to the public. No tickets required.