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Giovanni Boldini, Vasily Kandinsky, Giovanni Segantini and Pablo Picasso: Artists’ Artifices and Techniques. Conservation of Masterpieces by Four 19th- and 20th-century artists. Four live, online lessons on Zoom platform hosted by Paola Borghese, restorer at the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan and Luciano Pensabene Buemi, Conservator of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

These lessons are offered for free to all the employees of corporate members of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (subject to availability). Fill out the subscription form for each one of the first two episodes and select your company to receive the invitation for the last two meetings.

Discover each appointment:

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 – 7:00pm (CET)

Il pastello bianco (1888) by Giovanni Boldini, master of the Belle Époque.
With Paola Borghese

See but don’t touch! How to preserve a life-sized pastel portrait.


Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – 7:00pm (CET)

From Landscape with Red Spots, No. 2(1913) to Upward (1929).
With Luciano Pensabene Buemi

The process towards non-objective art, a necessary premise for the study and restoration of works by Vasily Kandinsky.


Wednesday, April 14, 2021 – 7:00pm (CET)

Spring Pastures (1886) by Giovanni Segantini and Divisionist painting en plein air.
With Paola Borghese

Learn about Segantini’s artifices for the tactile textures, brightness, and dreamlike power of his paintings, and about technical tools and conservation difficulties of his works.


Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – 7:00pm (CET)

From The Poet (1911), a manifesto for Analytic Cubism, to On the Beach (1937), a masterpiece with an intimate and lyrical atmosphere.
With Luciano Pensabene Buemi

The study, conservation, and restoration of the works of Pablo Picasso in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.



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