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Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei
in Deutschland (CbDD)



Call for Papers:

Connecting across Europe?  Ceiling Painting and Interior Design in the Courts of Europe around 1700

International Conference: Hannover-Herrenhausen, 13.09.-15.09.2018

International Symposium organized by the Corpus of Baroque Ceiling Painting in Germany (CbDD), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and The Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in cooperation with Landeshauptstadt Hannover, Herrenhäuser Gärten, the Institute of History of Art and Musicology – IKM of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), and the Research Group for Baroque Ceiling Painting in Central Europe (BCPCE). 

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Photo Campaigns

Making of: The new photo campaigns for the Corpus of Baroque Ceiling Painting in Germany (CbDD) are organized by the research team at Bildarchiv Foto Marburg - DDK on site and in close collaboration with the team of photographers: Preparations for the ideal lighting of the Kaisersaal in the residential palace of Bamberg (November 2015). Read more



Akademie Aktuell 02/2016

A volume exclusively dedicated to the new corpus-project and current research on mural painting in Europe: On mural painting as a key medium for studying and interpreting baroque interiors, past, present, and future methods of documentation, on the 19th century term "Gesamtkunstwerk", on strategies of interior decorations in courtly environments, on artist's education in early modern Europe, on painting techniques, the conservation and preservation of mural painting, new techniques of vizualisation, digital fotography, 3-D modelling, and interdisciplinary studies on baroque wall- and ceiling painting in Europe.  Download