Registration for CATS Conference Now Open

Registration for CATS Conference Now Open

Registration for CATS Conference Now Open Registration is now open for the two-day Technical Art History conference to be held by CATS at the National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen. The title of conference is Trading Paintings and Painters’ Materials 1550-1800  and it will be held on the 21st and 22nd of June 2018. The focus […]

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‘A Dark Future’ Lecture at RE-VALUE Conference

‘A Dark Future’ Lecture at RE-VALUE Conference

‘A Dark Future’ Lecture at RE-VALUE Conference One of the researchers involved in the CATS project ‘A Dark Future’ is Senior Conservator Niels Borring from the National Gallery of Denmark. He was invited by the Danish Ministry of Culture to do a lecture on the project and its outcomes at the Julius Bomholt seminar in [&helli...

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PhD Defence Anne Haack Christensen

PhD Defence Anne Haack Christensen

On 6 December  2017, Anne Haack Christensen has successfully defended her PhD thesis at Statens Museum for Kunst, titled: Crafts & Colours during the Reign of Christian IV Trade, availability and usage of painters’ materials 1610-1626 The PhD-fellowship was financed by Villum Fonden & Velux Fonden, CATS and Statens Museum for Kunst, in coop...

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The First MoCMa Seminar

The First MoCMa Seminar

The First MoCMa Seminar On 13 and 14 November 2017, the first MoCMa (Mobility Creates Masters) seminar was held by CATS in Copenhagen, Denmark. Nearly thirty participants gathered at Statens Museum for Kunst for lectures and discussions with the collective theme of Painters’ manuals in the 16th and 17th century: ‘A continent and its sou...

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ARCHLAB Visit Results

ARCHLAB Visit Results

ARCHLAB Visit Results Between 20 and 22 September 2017, an ARCHLAB visit took place at CATS by a researcher from the Munch Museum in Oslo. The visit was arranged after application within the IPERION CH project, and was part of a larger project that also included a visit to two other ARCHLAB institutions: The Cultural […]

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Recent CMOP progress at the Getty Conservation Institute and CATS

Recent CMOP progress at the Getty Conservation Institute and CATS

Recent CMOP progress at the Getty Conservation Institute and CATS One of the projects that CATS is currently involved in is Cleaning Modern Oil Paints (CMOP), a collaborative European research project exploring some of the most interesting and pertinent challenges associated with the conservation of 20th and 21st century oil paintings. As a part of...

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En sort fremtid?

En sort fremtid?

En sort fremtid? En undersøgelse af den Kongelige Kobberstiksamlings tegninger på Statens Museum for Danmark (SMK) har vist, at unikke værker med delikate højlys udført med blyhvide pigmenter bliver mørke – måske uigenkaldeligt. En forbløffende hurtig ændring af hvide højlys, der blev mørke eller sorte inden for 10-15 år på mestertegninger i Den kg...

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MoCMa – a ground-breaking international network

MoCMa – a ground-breaking international network

Mobility creates Masters, a ground-breaking international Network – MoCMa CATS has been awarded a grant within the framework of the Independent Research Fund Denmark’s E2016 and F2017 call. The aim of this grant is to strengthen research areas that are geographically and institutionally scattered, and to support networks which could lea...

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