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Kate Lewis

Kate Lewis is a media conservator, and Agnes Gund Chief Conservator at The Museum of Modern Art.

Use it, or lose it

What comes to mind when you think about conservation? Perhaps you heard about the $177 million restoration of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in 2015, the conservation of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi before its record breaking sale at Christie’s in 2017, or maybe you read about the Dia Art Foundation repairing Nancy Holt’s monumental Sun Tunnels in May this year.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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