Fellows Colloquium—Materials and Meaning

The Met's current fellows present brief papers on their research and explore common scholarly questions in panel discussions. Today's schedule is:

10:00 a.m.

Peta Motture, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, "Renaissance Bronze: The Metal and Its Magic, Making, and Meaning"

Vanja Malloy, Chester Dale Fellow, Modern and Contemporary Art, "Rethinking Alexander Calder: Astronomy and Modern Science"

Elizabeth Knott, Hagop Kevorkian Curatorial Fellow, Ancient Near Eastern Art, "Looking Ahead: New Directions in the Study of Ancient Near Eastern Eye-Stones"

Annie Caubet, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Ancient Near Eastern Art, "Faience and Other Related Vitreous Materials from the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Museum"

Panel discussion with Pete Dandridge, Conservator and Administrator, Objects Conservation


12:00 p.m.

Caroline Roberts, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Objects Conservation, "Green Pigments: Exploring Changes in the Egyptian Pigment Palette from the Late to Roman Periods (712 b.c.–364 a.d.) through Technical Analysis"

Maria Lorena Roldan, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Scientific Research, "Identification of Black-Brown Pigments in Works of Art: A Multitechnique Study"

Tiziana D'Angelo, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Greek and Roman Art, "Painted Contexts and Paintings in Context: Polychromy in Pre-Roman Tombs from South Italy"

Panel discussion with Marco Leona, David H. Koch Scientist in Charge, Department of Scientific Research

These colloquia are made possible in part by Mrs. Henry S. Blackwood.

Part of Fellows Colloquia.

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Free with Museum admission

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

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