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  • Esplanaden 34

    1263 København K

    Denmark

20082020

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Personal profile

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

CollectionCare

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

01/03/201928/02/2022

Project: Research

Bagsidebeskyttelse af maleri på lærred

Padfield, T., Andersen, C. K., Scharff, M., Lee, D. S., Padfield, N., Thøgersen, A. & Valbjørn, A.

01/01/2019 → …

Project: Research

MoCMa: Mobility Creates Master

Andersen, C. K.

01/10/201701/10/2019

Project: Other

ProMeSa: R+D Project “ProMeSA

Andersen, C. K.

01/10/201731/07/2019

Project: Research

Research Output

Mechanical and Moisture Sorption Properties of Commercial Artists’ Oil Paint by Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis (DMA), Nanoindentation, and Dynamic Vapour Sorption (DVS)

Andersen, C. K., Freeman, A., Mortensen, M. N., Beltran, V., Lukomski, M. & Phenix, A., 2020, Conservation of Modern Oil Paintings. Jan van den Berg, K., Bonaduce, I., Burnstock, A., Ornsby, B., Scharff, M., Carlyle, L. & Keun, K. (eds.). Springer, p. 403-418 16 p.

Publications: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Picasso 1917: An Insight into the Effects of Ground and Canvas in the Failure Mechanisms in Four Artworks

Vila, A., Murray, A., Andersen, C. K., Izzo, F., Fuster-López, L., Aguado, E., Jimenez, R. & Scharff, A. B., 2020, Conservation of Modern Oil Paintings. van den Berg, K. J., Bonaduce, I., Burnstock, A., Ornsby, B., Scharff, M., Carlyle, L. & Keun, K. (eds.). Springer, p. 245-253

Publications: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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.

Publications: 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.

Publications: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearch

Open Access

Distorted oil paintings and wax-resin impregnation: A kinetic study of moisture sorption and tension in canvas

Gregers-Høegh, C., Mortensen, M. N., Christensen, M. E. & Andersen, C. K., 25 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Cultural Heritage. 40, November–December 2019, p. 43-48 6 p., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.culher.2019.05.017.

Publications: Contribution to journalJournal article

Activities

Tretjakovgalleriet

Cecil Krarup Andersen (Visiting researcher), , Kate Seymour (Visiting researcher), , Matteo Rossi-Doria (Visiting researcher), & Simon Bobak (Visiting researcher)

18 Dec 201921 Dec 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution Visiting an external academic institution

CollectionCare WP2 meeting, Eindhoven

Cecil Krarup Andersen (Participant), , Mikkel Scharff (Participant), & Namseok Kim (Participant)

2 Dec 20193 Dec 2019

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

Conserving Canvas Scientific Research Meeting

Mikkel Scharff (Consultant), & Cecil Krarup Andersen (Consultant)

18 Oct 2019

Activity: Consultancy Consultancy

Mehra’s requirements for linings revisited

Cecil Krarup Andersen (Lecturer)

15 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation Lecture and oral contribution

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 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Tretyakov-galleriet fortsætter restaureringen af maleriet "Ivan den Grusomme og hans søn Ivan"

Cecil Krarup Andersen

20/12/2019

1 item of Media coverage, 1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

CollectionCare Video

Cecil Krarup Andersen, Mikkel Scharff, Daniel Sang-Hoon Lee & Namseok Kim

05/11/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Elektronisk sniffer skal forhindre kunst-forfald

Cecil Krarup Andersen

08/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Sensorer til kamp mod kunstens forfald

Cecil Krarup Andersen

04/05/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media