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  • Faculty

  • Pedro Cuni

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Email
    cunip@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Pedro Cuni

    Profile

    Visual artist, painter, muralist, expert in painting techniques and paint media technology. Exhibits his art work nationally and internationally. Latest exhibition; Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Art work in the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Spain.

    Expert in ancient painting materials. He analyzes samples of ancient Greece and Roman paintings in  the chemistry department of Cooper Union and the Getty Conservation Institute.

    Founder and director of the paint company Encaustic Cuni, which produces a completely new painting media used by ancient Greco-Roman artists 2000 years ago.

    He is partner with the J. Paul Getty Museum.


    Recent Publications

    "Characterization of the binding medium used in Roman encaustic paintings on wall and wood". Analytical Methods. January 2012


    Research Interests

    New art, contemporary art, visual arts, conceptual art, painting, murals, wall paintings, wax, encaustic, water soluble encaustic, chemical studies, roman wall paintings, binder, paint media, pigments, GC MS, FTIR, archeology, Getty Museum, Royal Academy of Chemistry, Analytical methods, Cooper Union, OK Harris art gallery, fashion design


    Awards And Honors

    Partner with j. Paul Getty Museum


    Portfolio

    Art work

    Encaustic Cuni

    Encaustic Cuni tutorial

    Painting techniques


    Current Courses

    Color Theory

    Color Theory (Spring 2020)

    Color Theory (Open Campus)

    Explorations in Drawing

    Open Drawing Workshop

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