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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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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New dendro-researcher in CATS

New dendro-researcher in CATS

  CATS appoints Andrea Seim as new dendro-researcher Andrea has over ten years of experience in the field of dendrochronology, both in dating archaeological and historical material and in relating tree growth to climate. She worked in dendroarchaeological laboratories in South Germany (Bavarian State Department for the Protection of Monuments ...

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A Dark Future? Results from a research project

A Dark Future? Results from a research project

  Research on the darkening of drawings containing lead white In a CATS-project supported by the Ministry of Culture (Kulturministeriet Forskningspulje), researchers from the School of Conservation (KADK) and the National Gallery of Denmark (SMK) with the Royal Library as an external partner, have undertaken a thorough investigation of old mas...

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New dendro-researcher in CATS

New dendro-researcher in CATS

  CATS has appointed Johannes Edvardsson as dendro-reseacher Johannes has a solid history in tree-ring research from the Swedish Laboratory of Wood Anatomy and Dendrochronology, and obtained his Ph.D. at Lund University, Sweden, working with tree-rings and climate. Thereafter, he had a postdoc employment at the Swiss Tree-Ring Laboratory and r...

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INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ) 2016 – 12th International Conference

INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ) 2016 – 12th International Conference

  CATS presented the poster Lead white blackening on graphic art at the Indoor Air Quality (AIQ) 2016 International Conference in Birmingham, UK The blackening of lead white pigments is a well-known degradation phenomenon, which previously has been reported for paintings, murals, illuminated manuscripts, prints and drawings. However, since the...

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The Man Who Knows the ‘Girl With a Pearl Earring’ Most Intimately

The Man Who Knows the ‘Girl With a Pearl Earring’ Most Intimately

The insights of conservator and Director of CATS Jørgen Wadum Epoch Times | February 16, 2016 NEW YORK – It’s as if he had walked through a forest without making a sound, hardly leaving a trace. Through a three-month journey of examining, cleaning, and repairing every square inch – one at a time – professor […]

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J. Wadum speaks at the Frick Collection

J. Wadum speaks at the Frick Collection

Title of lecture: “Framing the Perspective: Painting Techniques of Vermeer, Whistler, Van Gogh, and Hammershøi” Speaker: Jørgen Wadum, Director of Conservation and the Centre for Art Technological Studies, CATS When: Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 6-7 pm Where: The Frick Collection, the Music Room, 1 East 70th Street, New York, NY Open to: General Pub...

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PhD Defence by Corinna Ludovica Koch Dandolo

PhD Defence by Corinna Ludovica Koch Dandolo

Development of nondestructive inspection tools for cultural heritage artefacts with 3D THz imaging   Supervisor Prof. Peter Uhd Jepsen, DTU Fotonik Co-supervisor Senior Consultant Mads Christian Christensen, CATS   Evaluation Board Prof. Morten Willatzen, DTU Fotonik Head of the Radiation Sources Gian Piero Gallerano, ENEA Frascati, Italy...

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