MoCMa Conference Copenhagen, 13 and 14 June 2019

On 13 and 14 June 2019, a two-day CATS-conference titled Mobility Creates Masters – Discovering Patterns in Artists’ Grounds 1550-1700 will be held in Copenhagen. The focus of the conference will be on issues related to mapping artists’ usage of coloured ground layers in paintings in the period 1550-1700. Themes for presentations may address:

  • Cultural exchange and the influence on the colour of the ground
  • Trends & geography: material choices for ground layers related to artists’ mobility
  • Network studies: travelling artists, trade and material availability
  • Perception (past and present) of art works related to ground colour
  • New tools and methods for investigating and understanding the impact of the colour of the ground
  • Databases for storing and sharing data related to research into ground layers


On this page you can soon find all relevant information relating to the conference: