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Tue, October 25, 2016

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese 120
50139 Firenze, ITALY

(For NYU Students and Faculty only)

Discussion with the Conservator followed by lunch.
A close look to two thirteen century polychrome wooden sculptures from the Acton collection that are currently under treatment. Jack Soultanian, Object Conservator of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and consultant for the Acton collection, will talk with students about this important project.

Meeting point. Villa La Pietra entrance.

Museum Meetings is a series of conversations dedicated to various aspects of art and museums: collecting, display, art techniques, iconography,  conservation, and the role of museums in society today.

Conservation work

Jack Soultanian, Sculpture Conservator from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, working on a XXIII Century figure of St. John the Evangelist.