Christian Scheidemann, New York-based conservator, and Christine Mehring, faculty member and chair of Art History, orchestrate a series of engagements with local scholars, artists and curators interested in the materials of modern and contemporary art. This two-year collaboration is a project of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society in partnership with the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry.
Christine Mehring is the Department Chair and Associate Professor of Art History and the College at the University of Chicago. Ph.D. Harvard University - 20th century art, contemporary art, art theory and criticism. Current areas of interest: abstraction, art and design, postwar Western Europe, German art, relations between new and traditional media. More info here.
Christian Scheidemann and Contemporary Conservation - more info here.