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Material Matters Gallery Talk

Mounting Matters: Preserving Chinese Paintings


Ika Yi-Hsia Hsiao, conservator of Asian paintings, with Ping-Chung Tseng and Yun-Ting Chung, June and Simon K. C. Li Center for Chinese Painting Conservation Fellow and intern

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
Ames Family Atrium

Have you ever wondered how artworks in the CMA’s collection are cared for? Join CMA conservators and technicians for guided tours of the galleries. Investigate artists' materials and processes and learn about how the museum preserves artworks for the future.

Join us for this behind-the-scenes talk with staff experts in the conservation of Chinese paintings. Learn about common damages and issues that Chinese paintings face, understand different mounting materials and styles, and find out how conservators preserve Chinese scrolls and album leaves.

Gallery talks meet in the Ames Family Atrium at the information desk.

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