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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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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New Online Publication Makes Key Conservation Resource Available in English

New Online Publication Makes Key Conservation Resource Available in English

New Online Publication Makes Key Conservation Resource Available in English The Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation (CATS) has released the ONLINE publication ‘Wooden Supports in 12th–16th-Century European Paintings’, a new English-language translation of Jacqueline Marette’s ‘Connaissance des Primitifs par l’étude du bois ...

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New call for ARCHLAB within IPERION CH

New call for ARCHLAB within IPERION CH

Calls for Trans-National Access ARCHLAB CALL FOR PROPOSALS – the second call will be open from February 15th to March 15th 2016 CATS is one of the 23 partners in the IPERION CH together with a large network of affiliations and collaborations. The consortium joins together major centres of research in Heritage Science, including outstanding re...

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A Dark Future?

A Dark Future?

Fig. Drawing by Hans Holbein the Elder (1514-1515), Inv.no. KKSgb2991, Statens Museum for Kunst   Ongoing research project in CATS The research project is financed by a major grant from the Danish Ministry of Culture, and began in May 2015 and runs until April 2016. The project is a collaboration between CATS and the Royal […]

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Visit in CATS by the MOLAB

Visit in CATS by the MOLAB

The MObile LABoratory (MOLAB), part of the IPERION CH and consisting of mobile facilities for in situ non-invasive measurements, visited the laboratories of CATS on application by Senior Paintings Conservator Troels Filtenborg on behalf of the Hirschsprung Collection and SMK.   The analyses aims at increasing the understanding of the degradati...

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