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Call for papers--Conference on 18th century paintings and art on paper

From: Jorgen Wadum <j.wadum<-at->
Date: Friday, October 25, 2013
First Call for Papers


Technology and Practice: Studying 18th-Century Paintings and Art on

This call for Papers and Posters is for a two-day Technical Art
History conference to be held at CATS at Statens Museum for Kunst
(SMK) on 2-3 June 2014.

The conference will be 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.

Themes for presentations could take their point of departure in:

    Workshop practice and materials: art historical and technical
    approaches to documentary evidence

    Art historical and technical examination and analysis of
    paintings and drawings

    Issues of trading, supply and questions of demand

Please submit title and abstract of up to maximum 500 words for oral
and/or poster presentations. Please send your contribution to the
following contact address, for consideration by the scientific
committee: cats.conference<-at->smk<.>dk The conference language will be
English and the deadline for abstract submission is 1 February 2014.

Further details of the conference programme, registration procedure
and additional practical information will be made available in due
course from the website and via the social media


The conference is organised by CATS in collaboration with Metropolia
University of Applied Science' (Helsinki), University of Oslo
(Oslo), and Nationalmuseum (Stockholm).

Prof. dr. Jorgen Wadum
Statens Museum for Kunst
National Gallery of Denmark
Bevaringschef and Centerleder CATS
Keeper of Conservation and Director of CATS
Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation
Solvgade 48-50
1307 Kobenhavn K

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