The Magnetic Looking Glass – New Insights into Old Objects. Frescoes, Paintings and Violins, Dr. Bernhard Blümich, Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Aachen, Germany

  • Monday, March 20, 2017
  • UMass Amherst, South College Room W245, 5:30 PM
  • UMass Amherst, South College Room W245. Reception with speaker to follow

    Prof. Blümich will provide an introduction to mobile Magnetic Resonance Imaging and report on different applications to nondestructive studies of objects of art and cultural heritage, especially on ancient Roman frescoes in the Bay of Naples.

    Presented by the Department of Art & Architecture, UMass Amherst. Co-sponsored by the Smith College Museum of Art.

    Related to Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii.