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ICOM-CC Paintings Working Group

From: Gunnar Heinrich <heydenreichs<-at->
Date: Monday, June 8, 2009
"Conservation documentation: on-going projects and perspectives"
ICOM-CC Working Group Paintings
Meeting on Conservation Documentation

To be held at The Wallace Collection, London
19 September 2009
9 am - 5:40 pm


    9:00            Registration and coffee

    9:30            Introduction

    9:40 - 9:55     MetigoMAP - an innovative graphic software for
                    conservation documentation
                    Julia Burdajewicz
                    Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw

    9:55 - 10:10    Automated thread counting from x-rays of canvas
                    Ella Hendriks
                    Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
                    C. Richard Johnson, Jr.
                    Cornell University
                    Don H. Johnson
                    Rice University

    10:10 - 10:25   Stereo-radiography in the digital age
                    Meta Chavannes
                    Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

    10:25 - 10:40   "SPECTRUM"  - a Rijksmuseum project
                    R.E. Blekman
                    Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

    10:40 - 11:30   Questions / discussion / coffee break

    11:30 - 11:45   "Artist Rooms"
                    Rosie Freemantle
                    Tate, London

                        Jacqueline Ridge
                        National Galleries of Scotland

    11:45 - 12:00   Conservation documentation in the Thyssen
                    Bornemisza Foundation

                        Helene Desplechin
                    Thyssen Museum, Madrid

    12:00 - 12:15   Using the collections database 'Mimsy XG' to
                    disseminate conservation documentation

                        Janet Brough
                        Paintings Conservator
                        Royal Pavilion and Museums
                        Brighton and Hove, England

    12:15 - 12:30   Creating access to the conservation

                        Kriste Sibul, Andres Uueni
                        Conservation Centre Kanut, Tallinn

    12:30 - 12:45   The online publication of the Cologne research
                    project on the painting techniques of
                    Impressionism and Postimpressionism

                        Iris Schaefer, Katja Lewerentz, Caroline von
                        Saint-George, Hans Portsteffen
                        Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Fondation
                        Corboud and University of Applied Sciences,

    12:45 - 1:15    Questions / discussion

    1:15 - 2:30     Lunch break

    2:30 - 2:40     Digital Formats, Institutional Priorities, and
                    Public Access: the Mellon Foundation Initiative
                    in Conservation Documentation

                        Alison Gilchrest
                        Program Associate
                        Museums and Art Conservation Program of The
                        Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

    2:40 - 2:55     The Raphael Research Resource - The National
                    Gallery's Mellon Digital Documentation Project

                        Mara Hofmann
                        The National Gallery, London

    2:55 - 3:10     The Rembrandt Database: An Inter-institutional
                    Research Resource for Art Historical,
                    Conservation and Technical Documentation on
                    Rembrandt Paintings

                        Wietske Donkersloot
                        RKD, The Hague

    3:10 - 3:25     The Andrew W. Mellon Pilot project on the Master
                    of the Fogg Pieta: an international
                    collaboration for creating a web-based research
                    tool for sharing and consulting documentation
                    and technical information

                        A. Nevin, A. Burnstock, J. Cannon, C.
                        The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

    3:25 - 4:15     Questions / discussion / coffee break

    4:15 - 4:30     ConservationSpace - Open Source Application
                    Design and Development by and for the
                    Conservation Community

                        Joe Padfield
                        The National Gallery, London

    4:30 - 5:30     Panel presentations and open discussion

                        Current developments and perspectives for
                        conservation documentation in Collection
                        Management Systems

                            Bert Degenhart Drenth
                            Director, Adlib Information Systems,
                            Jay Hoffmann
                            Director, Gallery Systems, New York
                            Marcel Zemp
                            Director, Zetcom AG, Zug

    5:30            Closing Remarks

    5:40            End

For registration please contact the coordinators by 30 July

    Tiarna Doherty
    J. Paul Getty Museum
    Los Angeles

    Gunnar Heydenreich
    Restaurierungszentrum Dusseldorf
    Cologne/University of Applied Sciences

Note: There will be charge of 30 GBP for ICOM members and a charge
of 40 GBP for non ICOM participants. Fees are to be paid in cash the
day of the event.


    The Wallace Collection
    Hertford House
    Manchester Square
    London W1U 3BN


Gunnar Heydenreich

                  Conservation DistList Instance 23:5
                  Distributed: Thursday, June 11, 2009
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Received on Monday, 8 June, 2009

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