Kim Muir

Biography

Kim Muir has worked at the Art Institute of Chicago since 2005 where she currently serves as Research Conservator for Paintings in the Department of Conservation and Science. Her research focuses on the study of artists’ materials and methods using a range of scientific imaging and analysis techniques. In recent years, she has published and lectured on the painting techniques of Claude Monet, Édouard Manet and Pablo Picasso, and participated in the development of an innovative digital platform for presenting in depth art historical and conservation research, which culminated in the online collection catalogue series The Impressionist Circle at the Art Institute of Chicago. She received her Master of Art Conservation and PhD in Art History from Queen’s University in Canada. Prior to arriving in Chicago, she held fellowships in paintings conservation at the Canadian Conservation Institute, Harvard Art Museums, and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Profiles

Charles Cohen
Charles Cohen
Italian Renaissance and Mannerist Art
CWAC 258
773.702.0619
Potters Wheel
Richard Neer
Ancient Greek Art and Architecture
CWAC 259
773.702.5890
Andrei Pop
Andrei Pop
Modern Art and Aesthetics
1130 East 59th Street
773.702.8410
Megan Sullivan
Megan Sullivan
Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art
CWAC 272
773.702.5126
Lisa Zaher
Lisa Zaher
Modern and Contemporary Art
2013-14
University of Chicago
Conservation Research Fellow