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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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Mariana Pinto MSc

Mariana Pinto is an objects conservator and a PhD candidate within the ERC-funded project ‘ARTECHNE: Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950: Concepts, Practices, Expertise’. Her research aims to understand the influences between Materials Science and Conservation practice through the study of pigment analyses in the period from 1750 to 1950. She graduated as art historian by…

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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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