Modern Paints

Network of Collaborating Project Partners

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI)
Buffalo State College, NY
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Dow Coating Solutions, MI
Harvard Art Museums, MA
Netherlands Cultural Heritage Agency, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (RCE)
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute, Washington, D.C. (MCI)
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (NGA)
Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Tate, London
University of Melbourne, Australia
University of Torino (UniTo)

GCI Project Team Members
Herant Khanjian, Assistant Scientist
Thomas Learner, Senior Scientist and Head of Contemporary Art Research, project leader
Joy Mazurek, Assistant Scientist
Alan Phenix, Scientist
Rachel Rivenc, Research Lab Associate
Michael Schilling, Senior Scientist


Project Leaders at Partner Institutions

Buffalo State College
Gregory Smith, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Conservation Science

Courtauld Institute of Art
Aviva Burnstock, Head of Conservation & Technology Dept

Dow Chemical Company
Melinda Keefe, Senior Research Specialist

Harvard University Art Musuems
Narayan Khandekar, Senior Conservation Scientist

Alberto de Tagle, Head of Research
Klaas Jan van den Berg, Researcher

Queen's University
Alison Murray, Associate Professor in the Art Conservation Program

Marion Mecklenburg, Senior Research Scientist

René de la Rie, Head of Scientific Research Department

Bronwyn Ormsby, Senior Conservation Scientist

University of Melbourne
Robyn Sloggett, Director of the Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation

University of Torino
Oscar Chiantore, Professor in the Department of Chemistry IPM

Last updated: November 2011