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Shan Kuang

Shan Kuang

Conservator of Paintings
Kimbell Art Museum

Shan Kuang, Formerly Associate Conservator, and Research Scholar, The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU/Kress Program in Paintings Conservation (Currently, Conservator of Paintings, Kimbell Art Museum) — Shan Kuang completed her graduate training in the conservation of easel paintings at the Hamilton Kerr Institute, the University of Cambridge in 2015.

She received her BSc in Chemistry from Yale University in 2011. She currently holds the position of Conservator of Paintings at the Kimbell Art Museum.

MuseumNext Digital Collections Summit
Monday, 10 October 2022

Art Up Close: The Kress Collection & Conservation Online

Follow a duo of digital projects that provide an online re-imagination of the Kress Collection and its related Kress Program in Paintings Conversation. Encompassing more than 3,000 works of European art, the Kress Collection is widely distributed across over 50 distinguished U.S. museums. The new online resources bring the Collection, and its studied and conserved artworks, into the public view in a single place for the first time. Session attendees also get a behind-the-scenes look at the configuration of a powerful digital viewer for visual art collections based on the IIIF API, which allows for a more experiential and detailed experience for users.

Find the full schedule here

Shan Kuang