Technology & Practice:
Studying 18th–Century Paintings & Art on Paper
Copenhagen, 2-3 June 2014
A two-day Technical Art History conference was held at Frederiksberg Palace
The conference was focusing on artists’ techniques and materials, source research, conservation science, the history of science and technology, history of trade, and pharmacy during the 18th century and explore tradition and changes in artistic practices seen in the light of the establishment of a series of national Art Academies in Europe throughout the century.
You can read the program of the conference here
The oral conference presentations will in early spring 2015 be published as an online publication by CATS in collaboration with Archetype Publications Ltd. and also be available as print on demand.
A selection of the posters at the conference.
Paintings Conservator NKF-N
NIKU, Norwegian Insitute for Cultural Heritage Research
Conservator, Paintings Conservation at the Mauritshuis, the Hague
Graduate Intern, Painting Conservation at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The conference was organised by