Joannie Bottkol is the current Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Objects Conservation at the Brooklyn Museum. She received her Master's Degree in Art History and Conservation from the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. In addition to her recent work at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, she has completed internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and worked at private conservation studios specializing in modern and contemporary art and at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. She has also participated in archeological excavations at Selinunte in Sicily and Samothrace in Greece, and worked on conservation projects at NYU's Villa la Pietra in Florence.
For 19th-Century Modern, which opened last month, the conservation department undertook the cleaning and stabilization of many objects, among them the five-piece silvered bronze candlesticks…Read More