Research

Niels Borring, Senior Conservator, MSc Conservation, art on paper

The Conservation department
Tel.: 25527119
E-mail: niels.borring_@_smk.dk

Research area

  • Research and evaluation of conservation treatments on art on paper.
  • Technical museological studies on drawing techniques, taking their point of departure in The Royal Collection of Graphic Art.

The curriculum vitae of Niels Borring

Selected publications

“The Gottorfer Codex: History, Documentation, Conservation and Future Use”, Niels Borring & Hanne Kolind Poulsen, Care & Conservation of Manuscripts 11, The Arnamagnean Collection, University of Copenhagen, 24-25 April 2008.

"Overførselsteknikker - kopi eller original?", SMK Art journal, 2007

"Undersøgelse af rensemetoder på oliemaleri på papir - med fokus på rensemidler og holdbarheden af papiret", School of Conservation, the Academy of Fine Arts, 2003.

"Safe storage vs scholarly use", Det Arnamagnæanske Institut, 5th Seminar on Care and Conservation of Manuscripts, 19-20 April, 1999.

"Oliemaleri på papir", Nordisk Videreuddanelse for konservatorer, Papir efter 1850 - vor tids problem, 13 – 17 November, 1995.

All publications

Contributions to conferences and seminars

"Technical research for white lead in the Gottorfer Codex – Considerations on the suitability of various techniques". Graphic Documents Working Group Interim Meeting, ICOM-CC, Choices in Conservation: Practice versus Research, 6-8 Oct. 2010, The Royal Library, Denmark.

"'Hidden' techniques in Italian Master Drawings". Technical Examination of Old Master Drawings: a symposium in conservation science, British Museum 20 May 2010.

“Conservation/Art: Two cases from the Danish National Gallery”, Minisymposium on Raman Spectroscopy, 11.12.09, Institute of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Niels Borring & Troels Filtenborg.

Low energy climate control in museums and archives,“Initiatives at the SMK on making the museum becoming greener”, Niels Borring & Michael K. Hansen, seminar at the School of Conservation, the Academy of Fine Arts, 28.10.2009.

”Blomsterbogen Gottorfer Codex: Dokumentation og forskning”. Forskningens Døgn, Statens Museum for Kunst, Scenen, 25.04.2009, Hanne Kolind Poulsen, Anja Scocozza & Niels Borring.

“Transfer methods in master drawings – a tool in the artistic process, an under-drawing, a copy or just another kind of drawing?”, ICOM-CC 15th Triennial Conference, New Delhi, India, September 22-26, 2008, Preprints, Poster, blog (abstract p 334).

”Sikkerhed og opbevaringsforhold”, Arne Magnusson Seminar, 13.11.2007, Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, University of Copenhagen.

Other work

Lecturer at the School of Conservation at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

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