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  • Jackie Wilson conserves Yves Klein Venus Bleue, 1962/1982

    Conservation | Yves Klein

    Conservator Jackie Wilson of Wilson Conservation, Brooklyn, NY, was recently onsite at KAM to conserve an Yves Klein sculpture in the permanent collection...

  • Conservation | "The Blue Gable" by Gabriele M√ľnter

    In 2015, KAM contracted with Rimer Fine Art Conservation, a firm based in Chicago, for conservation work on Gabriele Münter’s oil painting The Blue Gable (1911). Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Amy L. Powell describes the project.

  • Conservation | "Kozangrodek III" (1973) by Frank Stella

    This summer, Krannert Art Museum partnered with conservators Luca Bonetti and Beth Nunan to conserve the museum's large sculptural collage by American artist Frank Stella. Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Amy L. Powell, outlines the work completed and briefly discusses Stella's career.

  • Student Profile | Mailys Facchi

    This spring, French graduate student Mailys Facchi worked as an intern with the KAM registration department as part of the collaborative exchange partnership between the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and École du Louvre in Paris, France—a program which has been in place since summer 2012.

  • Conservation Gives Seventeenth-Century Paintings New Look

    Recent conservation work at Krannert Art Museum was guided by curator of European and American Art Maureen Warren and performed by conservators Barry Bauman, Cynthia Kuniej Berry, and frame conservator Eli Wilner & Co., New York. The paintings conserved and placed on view in the Bow and Trees Galleries include seventeenth-century works by Joos van Creesbeeck, Pieter de Hooch, and a large old master painting by David Teniers II. Work by American painter Ralph Albert Blakelock was also conserved..