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Artist Materials from Ancient to Modern Times

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steele Hall 101
241 E. Eleventh St.
Claremont, 91711
Fine Arts Foundation

Eric Doehne, Ph.D., a conservation scientist specializing in the intersection of art and science, heritage and legacy, presents the second in his art lecture series “The Art Detectives: How to Cheat Time, Investigate Art, and Sustain Culture.” Discover artists’ materials that are vulnerable. Find out how modern art can be preserved. Examine artists’ materials, including the invention of ancient pigments. Hear why some of Van Gogh’s paintings have changed color. A related field trip will follow on March 30.

Doehne teaches, writes and consults about the conservation of cultural heritage, and the role of science in understanding and preserving our history. He served as a staff scientist at the Getty Institute, currently teaches at Scripps College, and consults with The lecture is hosted by Fine Arts Foundation and the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, funded by the Spencer Endowment.

This event is presented by Fine Arts Foundation