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    1263 København K

    Denmark

20082022
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Curriculum vitae

Cecil Krarup Andersen is associate professor in paintings conservation at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK).

She graduated from The School of Conservation in Copenhagen in 2005 and received her PhD in structure and mechanics of lined paintings in 2013 from KADK. The PhD was done in collaboration with Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation in Copenhagen (CATS) and The Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute in Washington DC (MCI).

Cecil has more than 10 years of experience as a paintings conservator from Statens Museum for Kunst, The National Museum, Krarup Konservering, Bo Kierkegaard APS, Fælleskonserveringen, Nordjyllands Amts Konserveringsværksted. Roskilde Amts Konserveringscenter and Konserveringscentret for Ribe og Ringkøbing Amter.

Her current research focuses on mechanical degradation, environment and structural treatments of paintings. 

Research area

  • Conservation
  • Paintings conservation
  • Mechanical degradation
  • Tensile testing
  • Materials
  • Analysis and deterioration
  • History and culture

Projects 2010 2022

CollectionCare

Andersen, C. K., Scharff, M. & Lee, D. S.

01/03/201928/02/2022

Project: Research

MoCMa: Mobility Creates Master

Andersen, C. K.

01/10/201701/10/2019

Project: Other

Structural and mechanical consequences of wax-resin lining

Andersen, C. K., Mortensen, M. N., Slottved Kimbriel, C. & Gregers-Høegh, C.

01/05/2013 → …

Project: Research

ProMeSa: R+D Project “ProMeSA

Andersen, C. K.

01/10/201731/07/2019

Project: Research

Research Output 2008 2019

Bulging in wax-resin impregnated canvas paintings: Review and cases

Andersen, C. K., Slottved Kimbriel, C., Mortensen, M. N., Gregers-Høegh, C. & Christensen, M., May 2019, Interactions of Water with Paintings. Clarricoates, R., Dowding, H. & Wright, A. (eds.). London: Archetype Publications, 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

Con permiso de Picasso. Aproximación a los mecanismos de degradación en pintura moderna

Fuster-López, L., Jiménez De Garnica, R., Vila, A., Izzo, F., Aguado, E., Andrés, J. C. V., Escuder, Á. V., Andersen, C. K., Murray, A. & Picollo, M., Feb 2019, Conservación de Arte Contemporáneo : Departamento de Conservatión-Restoración. Madrid, Vol. 19. p. 71-82 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearch

Open Access

Bridging Conservation Practice and Science: A Study on Encapsulation Theory and Knowledge Transfer in the Education of Conservators

Andersen, C. K., Knuth Federspiel, B. & Clemmensen, P., 10 Dec 2018, In : Meddelelser om Konservering. 2018, p. 5-11 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Canvas supports and grounds in paintings by C.W. Eckersberg

Filtenborg, T. & Andersen, C. K., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

Characterisation of preparation layers in nine Danish Golden Age canvas paintings by SEM–EDX, FTIR and GC–MS

Andersen, C. K., Bonaduce, I., Andreotti, A., van Lanschot, J. & Vila, A., 16 Aug 2017, In : Heritage Science. 5:34, 12 p., 5:34.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities 2007 2019

CollectionCare partner workshop

Tine Louise Slotsgaard (Organizer), Cecil Krarup Andersen (Organizer), Mikkel Scharff (Organizer)
30 Jul 201931 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Tale på Modern Oils Research Consortium (MORC) møde

Cecil Krarup Andersen (Lecturer)
5 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

“1917 Picasso Paintings”: the Role of Grounds in the Failure Mechanisms

Cecil Krarup Andersen (Lecturer), Anna Vila (Lecturer)
29 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

Wax-resin linings and Relative Humidity -Case studies and lab tests

Cecil Krarup Andersen (Lecturer), Christine Slottved Kimbriel (Lecturer)
12 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

Structural Conservation of Canvas paintings -consequences and future considerations

Cecil Krarup Andersen (Lecturer)
11 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

Press / Media

Elektronisk sniffer skal forhindre kunst-forfald

Cecil Krarup Andersen

08/05/2019

1 Media contribution

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Sensorer til kamp mod kunstens forfald

Cecil Krarup Andersen

04/05/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Computersimulationer skal redde skrøbelige kunstskatte

Cecil Krarup Andersen

03/04/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Hvidt pigment får P.S. Krøyers malerier til at skalle

Cecil Krarup Andersen

02/04/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media