CATS Proceedings now online

CATS Proceedings now online

The CATS Proceedings No. I – 2012   We are pleased to present the Proceedings of the conference Copying, Replicating & Emulating Paintings in the 15th-18th Century which took place at the SMK, 21-22 May 2012. The title of the proceedings is European Paintings 15th-18th Century: Copying, Replicating and Emulating. It is available here...

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New wax-resin lining research results

New wax-resin lining research results

New PhD in Paintings Conservation The School of Conservation CATS   ”Lined canvas paintings. Mechanical properties and structural response to fluctuating relative humidity, exemplified by the collection of Danish Golden Age paintings at Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK)”   Conservator Cecil K. Andersen from the School of Conservation defende...

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Analysis of Still Life Paintings

Analysis of Still Life Paintings

In-depth examination prior to the treatment of a selection of 17th century German and Dutch still life paintings   CATS staff has assisted with scientific analysis on a selection of artworks now on display in the SMK exhibition Flowers and World Views   Multi-spectral imaging techniques and spectroscopic analysis were employed for the ass...

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About CATS

About CATS

The research infrastructure Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation (CATS) was made possible by a considerable donation from the Villum Foundation and the Velux Foundation in 2011. The centre is a partnership between the three Copenhagen based institutions Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK), National Museum of Denmark (NMD) and School of ...

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