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Conference on authenticity and conservation

From: Erma Hermens <ermahermens>
Date: Friday, March 10, 2006
"Authenticity and Conservation"
Glasgow University
Hunterian Art Gallery Lecture Theatre
24 March 2006

Preliminary programme

9:30am          Registration-coffee

10-10:15        Welcome
                Alison Yarrington
                Head of Glasgow University Art History Department

                and

                Erma Hermens

                Chair Erma Hermens

10:15-10:35     Petria Noble
                Head Painting Conservation, Mauritshuis, The Hague

                    Changes in appearance: degradation effects in
                    Rembrandt's Simeon song of Praise, 1631

10:35-11        Paul Biro
                Forensic Studies in Art, Montreal

                    Forensics and Authenticity

11-11:20        Coffee

                Chair Klaas Jan van den Berg
                Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage,
                Scientific Department

11:20-11:40     Graciela Ainsworth
                Ainsworth Sculpture Conservation

                    Marble sculpture in Kibble Palace

11:40am-12pm        Arie Wallert
                    Curator, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

                        Aelbert Cuyp:  material aspects in the
                        rendering of light, approaching the original
                        intent of the artist

12-12:20        Mark Bambrough
                Stained Glass Conservator

                    The value of restoration in recovering
                    authenticity in stained glass

12:20-12:40     Nicola Costaras
                Head Painting Conservation, Victoria NS Albert
                Museum

                    A 17th Century portrait: authenticity,
                    appearance, context and conservation

12:40-1         Tina Fiske
                Art History Department, Glasgow University

                    Authenticities and the contemporary artwork

1-2             Lunch

2-2:20          Libby Sheldon
                Art History Department, UCL

                    Is she Royal, a Commoner or a Copy? The
                    technical examination of Lady Jane Grey and
                    other royal portraits: how much can it help in
                    identifying the sitter?

2:20-2:40       Rene Hoppenbrouwers
                Limburg Conservation Institute

                    Authenticity reconstructed

2:40-3          Margaret MacDonald, Erma Hermens
                Art History Department, Glasgow University

                    Authenticating Whistler: canvas or conjecture

3-3:20          Tea

3:20-3:45       Nicholas Eastaugh
                The Pigmentum Project

                    Decision time: Systematic methods in
                    authenticity studies

3:45-5.00       Question Time: Panel discussion

5-6:30          Reception at the Art History Department

Conference fee (including coffee/tea/lunch): UKP25.00, for students:
UKP15.00.

For info/booking form contact Erma Hermens
<ermahermens [at] artandconservation__com>


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