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Article on zinc white as a possible cause for degradation problems in P.S. Krøyer’s paintings

Politiken 09.10.2016


Article on newly discovered hidden nude figure in Leonardo da Vinci drawing

Politiken 08.02.2016





C. Hilby & N. Borring on the use of enzymes on paper in conservation of Albrecht Dürer wood cut

NKF-DK Bulletin #92 2015


Article on the CATS research project on polyurethane foam 05.11.2015


L. Cone on the PUR project: Developing materials and techniques for consolidation and adhering rigid and flexible Polyurethane ether foam in large-format artworks

Politiken 03.11.2015


CATS project on the Danish artist Jais Nielsen, granted by the New Carlsberg Foundation

Berlingske 24.10.2015


D. Buti on clay ground in paintings from Northern to Southern Europe

TechnArt conference, Italy, 2015





H. Tempest on Conservation in an Open Studio in Copenhagen

The Picture Restorer, Autumn 2014


Famous painting of sunset is not a sunset

Politiken 07.12.2014


Analyses for the restoration of The Arch of Honour of Maximilian 1 by Albrecht Dürer

Ingeniøren 28.09.2014


Science and Art. The painted Surface

Publication including a serie of case studies with contributions from CATS. 14.08.2014


J. Wadum on Midici-portrait found under suspected forgery

Politiken 09.07.2014


Non-invasive dendrochronology – Success and limitations

A presentation by dendrochronologist ph.d. Aoife Daly. 2014


Analytical  examination of presumed Canaletto paintings

Fyens Stiftstidende, Section 2, p. 20, 2014


Agenda CHARISMA Final Event, Outcomes and activities of the FP7 CHARISMA Project

Participation by CATS. 5-6.03.2014


J. Wadum speaks at the International Congress ‘Authentication in Art’

Autehntication on Art, the Hague 7-9.05.2014





A. Vila et al. on Raman analysis of white pigments

Dansk Kemi No. 12 p. 30-34, 2013


Mapping the surface with 3D scanning – A new way of condition reporting
SMK website. 2013


J. Wadum on newly discovered Van Gogh painting

Politiken 15.10.2013


C. Krarup Andersen on wax resin lining of paintings and the potential damage they can cause

Politiken 28.05.2013


J. Wadum on the Dutch painting The Goldfinch by Carel Fabritius, which plays the lead in a new book of the American bestselling author Donna Tartt

Dutch publication AD, 23.09.2013


J. Wadum: ‘The management of aesthetics and decay’

A. Goossens (ed.) Managers of Decay – Conservation and Restoration, University of Amsterdam pp. 10-19. 2013


Advanced technology solves mystery of fading flower paintings

Ingeniøren, 15.09.2013





Four Paintings Magnified – Tracing Bosch and Bruegel

Article published in the Science Lab Section of Leica Microsystems on-line. Text by Anne Haack Christensen and Dr. Jørgen Wadum, CATS.



J. Wadum: Lecture on ‘Understanding artworks enables their preservation’

CODART VIJFTIEN congress, 18-20 March 2012, Brussel


About CATS – establishment of the new research centre

CATS News, 27.06.2012


Kopier af mestermalere afsløret (Copies of master painter unveiled)
Politiken 2.05.2012


De fire mesterlige kopier (The four masterly copies)

Politiken 2.05.2012 (continued)


Mestermaleres værker er i virkeligheden kopier (The works of the great masters are in thruth copies)

DR Kultur, 2.05.2012





Danske forskere afslører uægte kunstværker (Danish researcher enviel ‘fake’ art works)

Politiken, 18.05.2011