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Technical Art History II

  • 15 credits

The course discusses chemical-analytical techniques, multispectral studies and resource for the study of art objects in a laboratory environment. Moreover, the courses discusses digital resources for working with art history in a museum institution or similar. The language of instruction is English.

The course provides advanced knowledge of the implementation and analysis of multispectral studies, as well as the results of such studies on older art objects. The course provides advanced knowledge of the implementation of chemical-physical methods of analysis in a laboratory. In addition, the course provides advanced skills in identifying and implementing digital methods for the processing and technical art history analysis of multispectral images, as well as digital methods for archiving and publishing technical data and modelling virtual historical and contemporary exhibition spaces.

The course is provided in collaboration with the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry and the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures, seminars and laboratory work. Attendance is mandatory.

    Assessment

    The course is examined on the basis of written assignments in the form of a take-home examination, laboratory work and a written paper.

  • Contact

    Study councellor

    richard.carlsen@su.se