Italian Professor Talks Art Restoration With Kean Students

Feb 13, 2018 383

BY: News Desk

From Kean University: Professor and researcher in geological studies at the University of Siena in Italy Marco Giamello shared insights on the science of art with Kean University's Fine Arts Conservatory students. In a guest lecture, he presented observations from his studies of the masterpieces of Tuscan sculptors, including Michelangelo's David and Tino di Camaino's Triptych.

"Marco Giamello's research is very inspiring as he combines archeology, geology, and art and architecture — science and art come together for the purpose of restoration and preservation," said Director of Kean University Galleries Neil Tetkowski. "Among other interesting things, he has taken micro-samples and worked directly on Michelangelo's David."

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