Opening Tuesday, April 2nd, from 12PM - 1PM
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Lecture: Secrets of the Collection—Pentimenti in the Paintings of Claude Monet
Associate research conservator Kimberley Muir shares a few of the most exciting discoveries she has made about Monet’s paintings in the collection of the Art Institute. Muir delves beneath the surface of these paintings using state-of-the-art imaging techniques and analytical methods to reveal pentimenti, or hidden changes, and explore how Monet’s works evolved over time.
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Image: Associate research conservator Kimberly Muir closely examines Claude Monet’s 1884 painting Bordighera.