Corey D'Augustine


About Corey D'Augustine

Corey D’Augustine is a conservator of modern and contemporary art and a technical art historian. He is the principal conservator at Corey D’Augustine Conservation and regularly works for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum among other clients. Corey lectures on art history and art conservation at New York University, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Pratt Institute, and the Museum of Modern Art. He is a specialist in American and European Post-war art and his research interests include 20th century painting materials and the conservation of monochrome paintings.












How to paint like Mark Rothko (MoMA video still)
Learn how to paint like artist Mark Rothko, a major figure of the New York School in the decades following the Second World War.

How to paint like Mark Rothko



How to paint like Franz Kline, video still (MoMA)
Kline’s gallerist broke into his studio and replaced cheap paint with fine art paint—but Kline didn’t thank him.

How to paint like Franz Kline





How to paint like Kusama (video still, MoMA)
Learn how to paint like artist Yayoi Kusama, a vital part of New York’s avant-garde art scene from the late 1950s to the early 1970s.

How to paint like Yayoi Kusama



How to paint like de Kooning
Learn how to paint like Willem de Kooning, one of the key artists of the postwar Abstract Expressionist style, also referred to as "action painting."

How to paint like Willem de Kooning