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Notre Dame: Iconic Cathedral; Disastrous Fire; Uncertain Future – program Sept. 9

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On Monday, Sept. 9, from 6:00-8:30 pm, The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) in New York, invites you to join us as specialists in stone conservation and medieval art and architecture discuss the devastating fire that came close to destroying Paris’ beloved cathedral on April 15. Among the program highlights will be the showing of extraordinary laser scans made of Notre Dame in 2015 by the late Professor Andrew Tallon of Vassar College.

The distinguished speakers are:

  • Lindsay S. Cook, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor, Art Dept, Vassar College; Former Member, Columbia University Team, Mapping Gothic France;
  • Michael T. Davis, Ph.D., Chair of Architectural Studies, Professor of Art History, and Former Chair, Medieval Studies Program, Mount Holyoke College;
  • George Wheeler, Ph.D., Senior Research Scholar, Dept. of Scientific Research, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Senior Scientist, Highbridge Materials Consulting; Adjunct Professor, Univ. of Pennsylvania and Columbia University;
  • Moderator: Nancy Wu, Ph.D., Senior Managing Educator, Public Programs, The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Q&A and reception will follow the talks.

Reservations are necessary – see www.ifar.org

Contact: Sharon Flescher, Ph.D., Executive Director

email: kferg@ifar.org

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