CATS-conference: 'Mobility Creates Masters - Discovering Artists' Grounds 1550-1700'

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Thursday, 13 June, 2019 to Friday, 14 June, 2019

A two-day CATS-conference titled 'Mobility Creates Masters - Discovering 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.

Conference venue: University of Copenhagen (South Campus), Karen Blixens Vej 1, Building 21, Denmark

Themes for presentations will 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

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Registration is open
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The price for the two days packed program is 150 Euros (90 Euros for students) and includes coffee breaks and lunch on both days.
Tickets for the conference dinner can be purchased separately on the registration site.