Narayan Khandekar holds Mondrian Lecture 2017
The astute scientist in the field of conservation and colour, Dr. Narayan Khandekar, will hold the Mondrian Lecture during the ceremony of the awarding of the Sikkens Prize to Hella Jongerius on Sunday March 26 in De Doelen in Rotterdam.
In his Mondrian Lecture Collecting Colour Khandekar tells us about the Forbes Pigment Collection. It will cover the reasons why Edward Waldo Forbes started collecting pigments, how the collection grew, new additions to the collection and how it is used now including projects relating to artists as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Eugène Delacroix and Australian Aboriginal artists.
About Narayan Khandekar
Narayan Khandekar is Director of the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Director of the Center for the Technical Study of Modern Art, and Head of the Analytical Laboratory, Harvard Art Museums. His principal interests are the technical examination of paintings and painting materials. He is the author on over sixty publications.