ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950


Jurjen Munk

Jurjen Munk is currently following the Research Master History and Philosophy of Science in Utrecht after having finished his Bachelors History and Philosophy in Groningen. In his studies he is interested in the interaction between art and science in Europe in the Early-modern period. Besides studying what is written in the books, he also studies…

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dr. Márcia Vilarigues

Márcia Vilarigues is Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Conservation and Restoration at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She works in the field of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage in the area of Technical Art History and Materials Degradation. Her research motivation focusses on the preservation of our material cultural history and…

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Roland van Blokland MA

Roland van Blokland studied History (BA) and History of International Relations at Utrecht University (MA). He works as an assistant for the ARTECHNE project: his tasks mainly include the digitization of various sources on artisanal techniques for the ARTECHNE research database, such as recipes, books of secrets, and artist handbooks from the period 1500-1900.

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prof. dr. Sven Dupré

Sven Dupré is Professor of History of Art, Science and Technology at Utrecht University (History & Art History) and the University of Amsterdam (Conservation & Restoration). He is the Scientific Director of the ARTECHNE project ‘Technique in the Arts: Concepts, Practices, Expertise, 1500-1950’, supported by a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant. Since 2018 he also…

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dr. Marieke Hendriksen

Marieke Hendriksen is a historian of science and medicine, specialized in the material culture of eighteenth-century medicine and chemistry. She received her PhD from Leiden University in 2012 and has held fellowships at the National Maritime Museum in London, Groningen University, and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. The topics…

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