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M. Alan Miller

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Assistant Conservator
New York, NY
Alan Miller is an Assistant Conservator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art specializing in the structural conservation of panel paintings. He received an M.A. degree in Art History from the University of Washington (Seattle) and Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings from the Courtauld Institute of Art. He has worked at various institutions including the Seattle Art Museum, Bishop Museum in Honolulu and Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Alan has been an active participant in the Getty Panel Paintings Initiative including participation in the structural treatment of Albrecht Durer's Adam and Eve panels at the Museo del Prado, meetings for the examination of van Eyck's Ghent Altarpiece, and structural treatment of Giorgio Vasari's enormous Last Supper panels damaged in the 1966 Florence flood. Alan's research interests include development of new spring mechanisms for use on secondary supports of previously thinned panels and MarvelSeal microclimate envelope systems for use with panel paintings traveling for exhibition.