PhD Research: Reproduction as a conservation strategy for photographic artworks (Monica Marchesi)

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Name: Monica Marchesi

Title of research project / research interests: Reproduction as a conservation strategy for photographic artworks.

Type of research e.g. PhD or Postdoc: PhD

Affiliation(s): Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Supervisor(s): Prof. Kitty Zijlmans (University Leiden); Prof. Pip Laurenson (University Maastricht/Tate);

Dr. Helen Westgeest (Univerity Leiden).

(Estimated) date of completion: April 2017

Previous education and/or work experience:

Education: MA in Art History; Paper conservation training.

Working experience: since 1998 working as a paper conservator, since 2006 staff member of the

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.


The Ph.D. research studies the practice of reproduction of photographic artworks. It is a case

studies based examination. It examines reproduction within a museum setting and from a

conservator perspective.


E-mail / Contact details:


Monica Marchesi

Stedelijk Museum

Van Baerlestraat 31

1071 AN Amsterdam, the Netherlands