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  1. Monuments Man: The Walters' Marvin Chauncey Ross

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    Lecture on Marvin Chauncey Ross, a “Monuments Man” who was the Walters’ first Curator of Medieval Art and Subsequent Decorative Arts. Michael Kurtz, former Assistant Archivist for…

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    • Seeing the Invisible Between the Lines: Imaging of the Archimedes Palimpsest with Roger Easton

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      The reappearance of the Archimedes Palimpsest in 1998 neatly coincided with the revolution in computer and imaging technology. Imaging systems transitioned from analog processing of chemical emulsions…

    • The Search for the Lost Jerusalem

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      While researching the museum’s Valley of the Olive Trees (37.112) by George Inness for possible conservation treatment, the art historian Michael Quick proposed that the Walters' picture…

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      • The Archimedes Palimpsest

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        This rare book is special book because it contains seven treatises by the ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes. Two of these treatises, "The Stomachion" and "The Method" exist…

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        • The Walters Art Museum: A Masterpiece in the Making

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          an overview of the history and art collection of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.

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          • Revealing Ancient Texts

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            If you look at things with different lights you see different things. It has long been known, for example, that we can retrieve under-drawings below paintings by looking at them in infrared light.…

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            • The History of the Archimedes Palimpsest

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              The Archimedes Palimpsest is a copy of an otherwise unknown work of the ancient mathematician, physicist, and engineer Archimedes of Syracuse and other authors, which was overwritten with a religious…

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              • The Art of Chasing and Repousse

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              • Other Story by Aude Pariset for PEER ONE

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                Compiled in response to the Walters' Exoticism Gallery on the Fourth Floor http://art.thewalters.org/browse/location/exoticism/ For PEER ONE http://thewalters.org/exhibitions/peer-one By Aude…

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                • Our New Works of Art Site

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                  An overview of some of the interactive and organizational features in our new works of art section. HD Full Screen it! http://art.thewalters.org

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                  • Repeating Forms by Jamillah James for PEER ONE

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                    Jamillah James takes us on a simulated "tour" through the Ancient Greece Gallery at the Walters and associated files from her own curatorial research, in the format of a disembodied slide…

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                    • Reverse Engineering: The Work of Conservation

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                      The Conservation Division at The Walters uses a variety of tools to examine an artifact from ancient West Mexico. They then commission ceramic artist Lauren Griffin to interpret and replicate the…

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