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Conference on authentication

From: Anna Vila Espuna <avila>
Date: Thursday, June 5, 2003
"Original, Copy, Replica and Falsification in Artwork"
Painting Department (Conservation-Restoration)
University of Barcelona
Campus de la Placa Universitat
Gran Via de les corts Catalanes
585 Barcelona, Spain
14-18 July 14-18. 2003
4-8:30pm

There is a question that often arises studying artworks. Is it an
original or is it a fake? This conference cycle refers to Painting,
Engraving and Furniture, and is focused on two different points of
view: the analysis of the material and the formal attributions,
which permits to distinguish fakes from original work, and the study
of the consequences of these qualifications in the conservation,
exhibition and market of artworks.

Program:

    Jose F. Garcia, University of Barcelona
    Physico-chemical characterisation as a tool to discriminate the
    origin of artworks

    Monica Piera, Art Historian
    How to recognise ancient furniture?

    Malin Gual, Picasso's Museum, Barcelona
    The knowledge of Picasso's paintings and its management in the
    Museum of Barcelona

    Rosa Vives, University of Barcelona
    Standards to recognise prints

    Domingo Breton, Scientific Police, Barcelona
    Scientific police and the market of artworks

    Piru Cantarell, Christie's, Barcelona
    Auctions in the international art market

    Dolors Junyent, Dolors Junyent Art Gallery, Barcelona
    Mediating the trade of artworks: The art gallery

    Carmen Garrido, Museo del Prado, Madrid
    The characterisation of painters' creative process to know the
    original works of art, replicas, copies and fakes

    Roger Van Schoute, Catholic University from Lovaina, Belgium
    Different aspects of the copy in  Painting

    Round-table conference: "The originality and the falsification
    from different perspectives"
    All speakers from the course

Cost: 260 Euros

For further information contact:

    Dr. Jose F. Garcia
    Painting Department (Conservation-Restoration)
    Fine Arts Faculty
    University of Barcelona
    C/Pau Gargallo, 4
    08028 Barcelona Spain
    jfgarcia [at] apolo__qui__ub__es


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