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Francesca Casadio is an art detective. As a chemist and the senior conservation scientist at the Art Institute of Chicago, Casadio’s sleuthing uncovers riveting tales. In this program, she recalls her latest adventure, the quest to solve the mystery of Picasso’s paint, something that has puzzled scholars for decades. A gripping story, it takes us from the halls of the Art Institute to the south of France and introduces us to the cutting-edge technology that is rewriting art history.
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The annual Richard Gray Visual Art Series recognizes a significant gift from founding CHF board member and distinguished art dealer Richard Gray. This program is presented in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago.