My Favorite Object: Michael Kirchner

September 10, 2013
Claude Monet, Red Boats, Argenteuil, 1875, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

In this series, Index asks our colleagues “What is your favorite work of art in our collections and why?” This is a tall order, given that we have about 250,000 works in our collections. At a recent weekly coffee hour, our intrepid reporters posed the challenging question to unsuspecting staff. Click here to see other responses in this series.


Michael Kirchner, Director of Safety and Security

“The Red Boats. Monet. I could look at that for hours. I love Monet. I like those French impressionists.”