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ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950

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Marleen Schans MA

Marleen Schans works as project manager for the ERC funded project ‘ARTECHNE: Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950: Concepts, Practices, Expertise’. She studied Language and Culture Studies at Utrecht University and specialised in modern and contemporary art, photography and illustration. In 2019, she graduated with a master’s degree in Museum Studies at the University of Amsterdam….

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Thijs Hagendijk MSc

As a PhD candidate Thijs Hagendijk is part of the ERC funded project ‘ARTECHNE: Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950: Concepts, Practices, Expertise’. Aim of his subproject is to elucidate the interaction between textual and material practices in the transmission of artisanal techniques in early modern Europe. Special attention will be given to techniques and skills…

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dr. Maartje Stols-Witlox

Maartje Stols is assistant professor paintings conservation and specialises in the investigation of historical artists’ recipes using reconstructions. Stols’ PhD (2014) focuses on historical recipes for preparatory layers for oil paintings in NW Europe, 1550-1900 (University of Amsterdam). Stols heads the NICAS seed money project ‘Scientific Reasoning in Art: Evaluating Evidence in Paintings Research using a…

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dr. Tonny Beentjes

Tonny Beentjes is programme leader metal conservation and researcher at the University of Amsterdam. Initially trained as a goldsmith, followed by a training in metal conservation, he went to the UK to run for ten years the metal conservation programme at West Dean College. He returned several years ago to his motherland to head the…

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