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9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Announcing the acquisition of 62 works by African American artists from the Southern United States.
How Danny Lyon put his images to work for social causes, including the civil rights movement, in the early 1960s.
Encounter the riot of geometric color that is Frank Stella’s impressive 12-foot-square painting Lettre sur les aveugles II.
Thanksgiving is when you get to use all the best stuff in your kitchen.
Pier Gustafson’s Father’s Suitcase is a one-of-a kind artwork.
X-rays can reveal a broken bone, but they can also give us information about what is happening inside inanimate objects.
By Catherine Coueignoux
Textile conservation looks at the ideal way to display a dip-dyed and hand-painted Moroccan woman’s headcover, or adghar ibrdane tasslit.
By Anne Getts
Our paper conservation team set up a screen-printing station to investigate prints Ed Ruscha made with foods, including Heinz Baked Beans and caviar.
When Alan Sonfist’s work came to the Paintings Conservation department for treatment, my first thought was: This graphite drawing on canvas is more a drawing on a textile than it is a painting.
By José Luis Lazarte
It’s not just a simple knit 1, purl 2 project. Instead, it should carry the warning, “Requires Expert Supervision.”
By Sarah Gates