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The Interplay Between Conservation Science and Art - Dr. Gregory Smith at Pittcon 2023

Dr. Gregory Smith, Conservation Scientist at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, discussed the scientific analysis and conservation of art in an interview at Pittcon 2023.

He highlighted the use of chemistry and physics tools in conservation science to study artwork materials, interpret artwork, and ensure its long-term preservation. Dr. Smith described the analytical techniques employed in uncovering the secrets of art, such as spectroscopy, chromatography, and microscopy. He emphasized the importance of understanding the chemical degradation of an artist's materials to prevent deterioration. 

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The Interplay Between Conservation Science and Art - Gregory Smith at Pittcon 2023

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