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Conference on forgeries

From: Halldora Asgeirsdottir <halldora>
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2002
Art Forgeries
IIC Nordic Group 16th conference
National and University library of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
June 4-7, 2003

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Please register on line before the 15th of January  (number of
registrations limited ) <URL:>
Registration Fee: ISK 24.000 including conference, lunches, Blue
lagoon and Golden Circle excursions, evening program except banquet

Guided visit of the Reykjavik open-air museum (included)
Congress banquet (Iskr. 5.500 not included)


    National Museum of Iceland
    Icelandic Ministry of Culture
    National and University library of Iceland
    Nordic Cultural Fond
    Reykjavik Open-air museum

Speakers include:

    Swindle with pictorial art in Norway
    Leif Einar Plahter
    Retired Chief cons. from the National Gallery, Oslo Norway

    Some case studies of identification of faked paintings carried
    out in the Finnish National Gallery
    Tuulikki  Kilpinen
    Senior Cons. at the Finnish National Gallery, Finland

    Vincent van Goghs Self-portrait in Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo:
    Genuine or Fake?
    Johannes Rod
    Painter Cons./Art Historian, Freelance, Norway

    Art-historical analysis of suspicious paintings
    Julianna Gottskalksdottir
    Art Historian, director of Einar Jonsson Museum, Iceland

    First Investigation of Icelandic pictorial art forgeries in
    Viktor Smari Saemundsson
    Painting cons., National Gallery of Iceland

    Infrared Spectroscopy Conservation forgeries
    Sigurdur Jakobson
    Chemist Science Institute, Univ. of Iceland, Iceland

    Discovering Masterpieces and detecting Forgeries I--does science
    Dr.Aviva  Burnstock
    Courtauld Institute of Art, England

    Elmyr de Hory, fake fakes
    Johannes Rod
    Painter Cons./Art Historian, Freelance, Norway

    Deceptive fluorescent varnishes: a comparative study of the UV
    luminescence of a fresh applied varnish coatings produced using
    aged natural resins and fossil resins
    Tomas Markevicius
    Paintings Cons., Fulbright and Getty Fellow, Intermuseum
    Laboratory, Intermuseum  Conservation Association, U.S.A

    The Swedish way from true art to a falsification: the collection
    at a police station as reference material for further unveiling
    Anette Thoren
    Paintings cons., Head of the paintings conservation., Jonkopings
        lans museum, Sweden

    Forged icons: commercial falsifications or efforts to conserve
    the tradition?
    Helena Nikkanen
    Head conservator, Painting conservator, The Valamo Art
    Conservation Institute, Finland

    Manipulated Painted Wall-hangings
    Ingalill  Nystrom
    Paper conservator, SVK, Studio of the Western Sweden
    Conservators Trust, Sweden

    Dealing with Forgeries at the United State Holocaust Memorial
    Lizou Fenyvesi
    Textile Conservator, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, U.S.A

    Metallurgical and analytical methods in the revealing of art
    Arne Jouttijarvi
    Metal Cons., Denmark

    An Investigation of Limoges Painted Enamels
    Maria Franzon
    Object Cons., National Museum of Fine Arts, Sweden

    Drawing with light. Photogravure and the art of forgery
    Kari Greve
    Paper Cons., Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, Norway

    Combined analysis of paper and technology reveals many secrets
    Anna-Grethe Rischel
    Paper Cons, National Museum, Conservation dept, Denmark

    Authentic and Altered Elements in Photographs
    Jens Gold
    Photography Cons., Private Practise, Norway

    Forgeries in Photography
    Karen Brynjolf Pedersen
    Photography Cons., The National Museum of, Denmark

    Raman Microscopy and the identification of Art Forgeries
    Lucia Burgio
    Scientist, Conservation Dept, Science Section, Victoria and
    Albert Museum

    Open air museum buildings: Fakes or telling a true story?
    Jon Braenne
    Scientific Researcher/Painting Cons., NIKU, Norwegian Institute
    for Cultural Heritage Research, Norway

    Authenticity and Art Forgeries
    Are Bjaerke
    Paper Cons., cand.philol. Norway

Nathalie Jacqueminet
nathalie [at] natmus__is

Halldora Asgeirsdottir
halldora [at] natmus__is

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