Appel à communication : “Mobility Creates Masters – discovering patterns in artists’ grounds 1550-1700”.

Type : appel à communication.
Date limite de l’appel : 18 février 2019.
Date de l’événement : 13 et 14 juin 2019.
Lieu : Copenhague, Danemark.

The overall focus of the conference will be on issues related to mapping artists’ usage of coloured ground layers in paintings in the period 1550-1700. Themes for presentations may 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

We welcome contributions from a diverse range of fields, including technical art history, art history, conservation and science. Please submit a preliminary title, abstract (max 500 words) and biography (max 100 words) for oral and/or poster presentation to cats.conference@smk.dk for consideration by the Scientific Committee. The oral conference presentations will be considered for the peer-reviewed CATS Proceedings (online and hard copy) to be published in collaboration with Archetype Publications Ltd. in spring 2020. Deadline for abstract submission is February 18, 2019.
For any enquiries please contact CATS at cats-cons@smk.dk. The conference will be held in English.
Conference programme, registration procedure and additional practical information will be made available
on the website: https://www.cats-cons.dk/conferences-and-workshops/
Read more about the Mobility Creates Masters (MoCMa) research network here:
https://www.cats-cons.dk/projects/current/mocma-mobility-creates-masters/