Samuel H. Kress Lecture

The Institute of Fine Arts' Samuel H. Kress Lecture, delivered by a prominent scholar in conservation, presents important issues within the fields of paintings conservation and technical art history. This annual event is made possible through the generosity of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

The Kress Lecture is held in the Institute’s first floor Lecture Hall at 1 East 78th Street.
Reservation required. Open to the IFA community and guests only. RSVP to conservation.events@nyu.edu.


Archive

2013
Cecilia Frosinini, Conservator, Opificio delle Pietre Dure

Claire Barry
Sleight of Hand: Comparing the painting techniques in Caravaggio's Cardsharps and La Tour's Cheat with the Ace of Clubs at the Kimbell Art Museum

2011
Petria Noble
Reconstructing Original Formats: Technical Examination of Rembrandt paintings in the Mauritshuis

2009
Jill Dunkerton
In Search of Verrocchio as a Painter: The Cleaning and Examination of Two Panels at the National Gallery, London

2008
Mark S. Tucker
The Recovery of Pictorial Ideas

2007
Anne van Grevenstein-Kruse
The Restoration of the Oranjezaal, Huis ten Bosch: Restoring a lost spatial unity

2006
Ashok Roy
The re-emergence of the “Madonna of the Pinks” and Raphael’s early painting practice