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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please check the events calendar for the 2012 Kress lecture.
Past Kress Lectures include:
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