Artists' frames and framing concepts are a mayor field of research since 1984. First results have been published in my doctoral theses in 1991 (“Artists frame their paintings-frame conceptions between Academy and Secession – Lenbach, Böcklin, Stuck, Klimt, Hunt, Rossetti, Whistler, Degas, Pissarro, Van Gogh, Seurat”), followed by two major exhibitions in the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, and the Kunstforum, Vienna : the catalogue-book “In Perfect Harmony – picture + frame 1850-1920” is work of reference until today, mainly for restorers and museum curators, but also for collectors. More than 150 publications, expertises and lectures on the subject since 1988.
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