Masterclass Charles Johnson: Adventures in Computational Art History

Meisje met de parel van Vermeer. Afbeelding voor de lezing en masterclass van Charles Johnson: Adventures in Computational Art History

On 26 May, Emeritus Professor Charles Johnson (Cornell University) will give a masterclass on the digital techniques unveiled during the lecture ‘Adventures in Computational Art History’ of 25 May.

Digital tools for studying art history

In a small setting, participants can get first-hand experience with the state-of-the-art digital tools Johnson developed for the study Art History. No previous experience with digital tools is required to participate in the masterclass, but participants are strongly encouraged to attend the lecture the previous day. For this masterclass twenty spaces are available and registration is open to everyone.

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson is fellow in Computational Arts and Humanities at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute and Geoffrey S.M. Hendrick Senior Professor of Engineering Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been a Scientific Reseracher at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and a Computional Art History Advisor to the Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD). He was the project leader of Counting Vermeer in which digital image processing was used to scientifically examine the weave patterns of the canvasses used by Vermeer.

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