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The Census Joins CORDH

We are very pleased to announce that the Census project has become a member of the inter­na­tional consor­tium CORDH, Consor­tium for Open Rese­arch Data in the Huma­nities.  This group brings toge­ther rese­arch insti­tu­tions committed to deve­lo­ping shared data models, using…

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Census Blog

The Census Joins CORDH

The Census Joins CORDH

We are very pleased to announce that the Census project has become a member of the inter­na­tional consor­tium CORDH, Consor­tium for Open Rese­arch Data in the Huma­nities.  This group brings toge­ther rese­arch insti­tu­tions committed to deve­lo­ping shared data models, using in parti­cular in CDOC-CRM, in…

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New Census x Hertziana Fellowship

New Census x Hertziana Fellowship

The program “Art History in a Global Context” at the Biblio­theca Hertziana – Max Planck Insti­tute for Art History and the “Census of Antique Works of Art and Archi­tec­ture Known in the Renais­sance” at the Institut für Kunst– und Bild­ge­schichte, Humboldt–Universität zu Berlin, are pleased to…

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Census Semantic Data Models published

Census Semantic Data Models published

In 2021–2022, George Bruseker and Denitsa Nenova of Takin.solutions have been coor­di­na­ting the Census data with the semantic frame­work used most often for cultural heri­tage data, the CIDOC-CRM. More speci­fi­cally, they have been aligning the Census data with the CIDOC-CRM model­ling stan­dards for…

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RSA Dublin, 4.2022

RSA Dublin, 4.2022

At the Renais­sance society of America meeting in Dublin, Ireland on 2 April, 2022, Kath­leen Chris­tian and Cammy Brothers co-chaired a double-session on the topic of “The Anti­qua­rian Drawing as a Site of Crea­tive Inven­tion.” The event marks one of the initia­tives of the current Census research…

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NFDI4Culture Forum: Census Data as Linked Open Data

NFDI4Culture Forum: Census Data as Linked Open Data

On May 2, 2022, Kath­leen Chris­tian and Franz Engel (HU Berlin) toge­ther with Denitsa Nenova (Takin.solutions Athens) will present the upco­ming deve­lo­p­ment of the trans­for­ma­tion of Census data into Linked Open Data (LOD). The Census team was invited by NFDI4Culture’s Working Group on Data Standards…

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New Web Address for the Census Database

New Web Address for the Census Database

As part of a major tech­nical update which is curr­ently underway, the Census data­base will have a new URL and from April 21, 2022 will be avail­able at https://database.census.de. For a minimum of one year, a redi­rect will be set up so that links to Census records from other data­bases and websites…

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Farnese Exhi­bi­tion in Parma

Farnese Exhi­bi­tion in Parma

On 18 March the exhi­bi­tion I Farnese. Archi­tettura, Arte, Potere will open in Parma at the Comp­lesso monu­men­tale della Pilotta. It will continue until 31 July, 2022. The exhi­bi­tion, curated by Simone Verde, will will take a compre­hen­sive view on the Farnese family’s collec­tions and their patronage…

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Now online: 75th Anni­ver­sary Exhibition

Now online: 75th Anni­ver­sary Exhibition

The 75th anni­ver­sary of the Census of Antique Works of Art and Archi­tec­ture Known in the Renais­sance falls in 2021, and to mark the occa­sion a group of students at the Humboldt-Univer­sität and the Warburg Insti­tute have created an online exhi­bi­tion, ’75 Years, 1946–2021. From Index Cards to Online…

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Pegasus 20.2020 in Print

Pegasus 20.2020 in Print

The latest issue of Pegasus, number 20, offers a broad spec­trum of ​​rese­arch on the recep­tion of anti­quity. Among the contri­bu­tions is an article by Henri De Ried­matten, which lays the foun­da­tions for future rese­arch on the icono­graphy of Lucretia in the 16th century. Lothar Sickel’s archival…

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New Photo­gra­phic Campaign

New Photo­gra­phic Campaign

Star­ting in 2021 and conti­nuing into 2022, the Census data­base is being enri­ched with thousands of new photo­graphs. This major campaign will signi­fi­cantly improve both antique and Renais­sance visual resources of the data­base. The Census was able to purchase images and commis­sion new photo­graphy of…

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The Census Lays the Foun­da­tions for Linked Open Data

The Census Lays the Foun­da­tions for Linked Open Data

In 2021 the Census is working with the company Takin.solutions to make the Census data Linked Open Data. Although the current Census data­base is an open access resource that is freely avail­able online, its data cannot curr­ently be linked to that of other rese­arch projects. The first step towards…

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New Funds for the Census Database

New Funds for the Census Database

With the appoint­ment of Kath­leen Chris­tian as Professor of Early Modern Art at the Institut für Kunst- und Bild­ge­schichte in the Summer of 2020, the Humboldt-Univer­sität and the Berlin Univer­sity Alli­ance have provided new funding for the deve­lo­p­ment and reno­va­tion of the Census data­base. This…

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