CV

Agneta Freccero – Curriculum vitae

Järnvägsgatan 2, SE-27293 Tommarp, Sweden.
Telephone: 0731-420527
Email: agnetafreccero@gmail.com
Homepage: www.freccero.se

STUDIES, selection

  • 2001 Göteborg University, PhD in conservation and environmental sciences.
  • 1992,94 Palazzo Spinelli, Florence, stone conservator.
  • 1990-91 Palazzo Spinelli, Florence, courses in stone conservation and gilding.
  • 1986 Course in stonecarving (granite) for professional artists.
  • 1977-1987 Courses in graphic techniques for professional artists.
  • 1987 Stockholm University, classical archaeology and ancient history, 20 p.
  • 1977-80 Stockholm University, doctoral student in art history.
  • Stockholm Universitet, FK (Bachelor) 1975. (art history, pedagogics, theoretical philosophy).
    1967-69 University college of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm. Painting.
  • 1962-65 University college of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm. Sculpting. Practice periods in stonecarving 1963, 64, 65, Sandins stenhuggeri, Stockholm.

Research and conservation projects

  • 2013-18 Researcher. Investigation of marbles at Labraunda, in collaboration with the archaeological team at Labraunda and with scientists in Florence and Rome.
  • 2013-14 Researcher, artist. Hypothetic reconstruction of the colours on an ancient marble monument, in collaboration with the Historic Museum of Lund University.
  • 2011 Researcher. Investigation of wall decoration materials at a Roman villa in Ossaia, Cortona, Italy, in collaboration with archaeologists at the University of Perugia.
  • 2010-14 Conservator. Planning and directing the marble conservation project within the Swedish archaeological project at Labraunda, Turkey.
  • 2010-12 Researcher. Conducting the research project Pompeian Plasters, in collaboration with Soprintendenza archeologia di Pompeji, and the Università di Perugia, Università di Napoli l’Orientale, Università di Matera, University of Helsinki, Stockholm University, and  Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Firenze.
  • 2010-12 Researcher. Investigation of wall decoration materials from a Roman villa in Thesprotia, Greece, in collaboration with archaeologists from the University of Helsinki.
  • 2007, 2008 Conservator. Conservation of marble antiquities at Villa San Michele, Capri, Italy.
  • 2007 Conservator. Conservation of the statue ”Sol”, Ystad, Sweden.
  • 2003-2008 Research and conservation. Conducting the interdisciplinary, international conservation and research project at Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari, Rome, based at the Swedish Institute in Rome. Collaboration with Soprintendenza archeologica di Roma, and scholars and conservators representing Swedish, Italian, American, and German universities, research institutes and institutions.
  • 2003-05 Researcher. Conducting the research project Pompeian plasters, in collaboration with Soprintendenza archeologia di Pompeji, The British School at Rome, Virginia University, and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Firenze.
  • 2002 Consultant. Designing a preservation plan for Non-Catholic Cemetery, Cimitero Acattolico, in Rome.
  • 2000 Conservator. Conservation and gilding of the bronze decoration on Queen Christina’s sarcophagus in St. Peters, Rome.
  • Researcher. Responsible for the studies of wall decoration materials and mentor for the conservation student, within the Swedish Research Project in Pompeii,
    2000, 2001 Research student, conservator. Studies and conservation of fragments of Roman wall decoration, and planning the exhibition of fragments found during excavations below San Lorenzo in Lucina in Rom, a project at the Swedish Institute in Rome.
  • 2000 Conservator and mentor for conservation students. Conservation of marble fragments in the Church San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome. A project of the Swedish Instuitute in Rome, and Göteborg University, ICUG,
  • 1999-2001 Research student, conservator. Investigation of wall decoration materials  from the Villa of Livia at Prima Porta outside Rome. Collaboration with Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Firenze, Sopraintendenza archeologica di Roma, the Swedish Institute in Rome.
  • 1998 Conservator and mentor for conservation students. Documantation, material investigations and suggestions for the preservation of Palazzo Calabresi, Viterbo. EU-project: Italien, England, Sverige.
  • 1998-2001 Conservator and mentor for conservation students. Directing the marble conservation project at Villa San Michele, Capri, in collaboration with the Institute of Conservation at Göteborg University (ICUG).
  • 1997-98 Research student, conservator. Investigation of Nationalmuseum’s collection of Fayum portraits. In collaboration with Nationalmuseum in Stockholm and Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Firenze.
  • 1997 Conservator. Planning a project for the preservation of antique marbles at  Villa San Michele, Capri.
  • 1996, 1997 Conservator. Conservation of marble monuments at the Non-Catholic Cemetery, Cimitero acattolico in Rome. A project of the Swedish Institute in Rome.
  • 1996 Conservator. Conservation and gilding on stone, and reconstruction and conservation of wall decoration, at Stenkonservatorn, Stockholm.
  • 1994 Conservator. Damage analysis of the monuments at the Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome. A project at the Swedish Institute in Rome.
  • 1992,93 Conservator. Conservation of the ancient monuments at Solna Church, Sweden.
  • 1981-83 Editor. Konstnärscentrums tidning Sweden.

Participation in Conferences

  • 2015 Cave e cantieri antichi d’Asia Minore, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Roma 2-4 Dicembre 2015.
  • 2011 Antiquity in Colours – Research and Reconstruction of Ancient Polychromy. An International Conference on the Aesthetics of Ancient Art, Stockholm, 14 January 2011.
  • 2011 Encausto: Scienza e mito, Fiera del Restauro di Ferrara 2 aprile 2011.
  • 2011 5th International Congress on ”Science and Technology for the Safeguard of Cultural Heritage in the Mediterranean Basin, Istanbul, Turkey 22-25 November 2011.
  • 2006 Exploring Romano-Egyptian Mummies and Their Portraits, Workshop November 10-11 2006, the Getty Villa, Malibu, California, USA.
  • 2003 La gestione del patrimonio culturale, Corigliano Calabro 4/8 dicembre 2003.

Monographs

  • 2018 Wall Decoration in Pompeii. Plaster, Stucco, Paint. Studi e ricerche del Parco Archeologico di Pompei 37, 2018.
  • 2012 Pompeian Plasters. Buildings in Regiones I, V, VI, VII, VIII, and IX, Rome 2012.  Webb: www.isvroma.it (publications).
  • 2005 Pompeian Plasters. Insula I 9 and Forum, Rome 2005. Webb: www.isvroma.it (publications)
  • 2003 Roman Marbles. The Art Collection of Axel Munthe in the Villa San Michele, Capri. Wahlström och Widstrand, Stockholm 2003.
  • 2003 Romersk marmor. Axel Munthes konstsamling i Villa San Michele, Capri. Wahlström och Widstrand, Stockholm 2003.
  • 2002 Encausto and Ganosis. Beeswax as paint and coating during the Roman era and its applicability in modern art, craft and conservation, Göteborg 2002. On-line: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/37217
  • 2000 Roman Painting. Wall paintings, Fayum Portraits and Polychrome Statuary. Conservation, materials and contexts, Göteborg 2000. On-line: http://gupea.ub.gu.se/freccero
  • 2000 Fayum portraits. Documentation and Scientific Analyses of Portraits Belonging to the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Göteborg 2000.
  • 2000 Mumieporträtt, Stockholm 2000.
    Enkaustik. Experiment med puniskt vax. Rapport 4.96. Forskningsstiftelsen för Samhällsplanering, Byggnadsplanering och Projektering, Göteborg 1997.
    Wax painting, encausto and ganosis. Ancient painting techniques with wax as a binding medium, Göteborg 1997.

Editor

  • 2008 La collezione di antichità di Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari, Roma, M. Barbanera, A. Freccero (eds.), L’Erma di Bretschneider, Roma 2008.
  • 2005 Art, Conservation, Science. The Collection of Antiquities at the Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari, Rome. The West Wall – Work in Progress. Barbanera and Freccero (eds.), Svenska Institutet i Rom, 2005. Web: www.isvroma.it (publications)

Articles

  • 2020 “Colour experiments. The Harpy Monument: a section of the west side”, in CLARA Special Issue 2020, No.1, (forthcoming).
  • 2019 “The Roman Villa of Agios Donatos: Fragments of Wall Paintings”, in Thesprotia Expedition. Region Transformed by Empire, Finnish Institute at Athens, Helsinki 2019, 275-298.
  • 2019 “Insula I 9: Paintings”, in Rivista di Studi Pompeiani XXX, 2019, 119-134.
  • 2018 “Wall decoration materials and techniques” in Labraunda 2017, in Anatolia Antiqua 2018, 293-297.
  • 2016 “White marbles at Labraunda: Conservation and research”, in Ancient Quarries and Building Sites in Asia Minor. Research on Hierapolis in Phrygia and other cities in south-western Anatolia: archaeology, archaeometry, conservation, Bari 2016, 761-776.
  • 2016 “Marbres de Labraunda”, in Anatolia Antiqua XXIV, 2016, 348-350.
  • 2015 “Marble Trade in Antiquity. Looking at Labraunda”, in Anatolia Antiqua XXIII, 2015, 11-54,
  • 2014 “Labraunda marbles: conservation and research”, in Opuscula 7, 2014, 45-53.
  • 2014 ”Marmor – utvärdering av konserveringsmaterial”, in Realia nr 1 2014, 3-5.
  • 2012 “Wax Paint and Punic Wax. Research and Experiments”, in Encaustic. History and Research, Stampa digitale, Nardini Editore 2012, 105-114.
  • 2012 “Pitture a cera punica – ricerche ed esperimenti” in Encausto. Storia, tecniche e ricerche, Stampa digitale, Nardini Editore 2012, 24-33.
  • 2012 “Conservation at Archaeological Sites – Labraunda”, in Proceedings, 5th International Congress on “Science and Technology for the Safeguard of Cultural Heritage in the Mediterranean Basin”, Istanbul 22-25 November 2011, Vol.1, 222-229, Roma 2012.
  • 2012 “Conservation of Marble Fragments in the Portico”, in San Lorenzo in Lucina – The transformations of a Roman Quarter, O. Brandt (ed.), Skrifter utgivna av Svenska Institutet i Rom (ActaRom), vol. 61, 357-362, Stockholm 2012.
  • 2012 “Fragments of Roman Wall Paintings. Material Investigation, Conservation and Presentation”, in San Lorenzo in Lucina – The transformations of a Roman Quarter, O. Brandt (ed.), Skrifter utgivna av Svenska Institutet i Rom, (ActaRom) vol. 61, 363-374, Stockholm 2012
  • 2012 “Ancient Paints: Pigments and Binders”, in Focus on the Mediterranean 6.2011, Medelhavsmuseet 2012, 41-54.
  • 2009 ”Forskning, undervisning och konservering vid Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari”, in Romhorisont nr 51, 2009, 14-20.
  • 2008 “Changing Ideals in Conservation”, in Collezione di antichità nel Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari in Roma. Barbanera and Freccero, (eds.), L’Erma di Bretschneider, Roma 2008, 93-110.
  • 2008 “Made for Collections”, in Collezione di antichità nel Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari in Roma. Barbanera and Freccero, (eds.), L’Erma di Bretschneider, Roma 2008, 135-144.
  • 2007 “Pompeian plasters”, in Quaderni di studi Pompeiani 1/2007, Pompei 2007, 115-126.
  • 2005 “Recreating the Antique. Four Statues at the West Wall”, in Art, Conservation, Science, The Swedish Institute in Rome, Rome 2005, 65-87.
  • 2004 ”Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari, Rome. A Research and Conservation Project”, in La gestione del patrimonio culturale. Atti VIII colloquio internazionale, Corigliano Calabro 4/8 dicembre 2003, Roma 2004, 134-141
  • 2003 ”Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari, Rom” in SWEA Colosseum, oktober 2003, 22-23
  • 2003 “Palazzo Lancellotti ai Coronari i Rom”, in Romhorisont nr 43, 2003, 16-19
  • 2003 “Encausto och ganosis”, in Humanist vid Medelhavet, Stockholm 2002, 97-106.

ART

Exhibitions, selection

  • 2015 Vetlanda Konstförening, Vetlanda
  • Galleri Eva Solvang Stockholm.
  • 2014 Millesgården, The artist’s studio.  (sept 2014-maj 2015).
  • 2011 Galleri Eva Solvang, Stockholm.
  • 2008 Galleri Bergström, Jönköping.
  • 2007 Galleri Jeanette Ölund, Borås
  • Galleri Eva Solvang, Stockholm
  • Lilla Galleriet, Helsingborg.
  • 2005 Galleri Eva Solvang, Stockholm
  • 2003 Galleri Bacchus, Borås
  • Galleri Eva Solvang, Stockholm.
  • 2000 Lilla Galleriet, Helsingborg.
  • 2001 Galleri Bergström, Jönköping.
  • 1996 Konstförmedlarna, Stockholm
  • Galleri Bergström, Jönköping
  • Lilla Galleriet, Helsingborg.
  • 1995 Galleri Bacchus, Borås
  • Ekebyhovs Slott, Ekerö
  • Galleri Plantage, Göteborg.
  • Lilla Galleriet, Helsingborg.
  • 1993 Galleri Öhman, Ravlunda;
  • Aguelimuseet, Sala
  • Konstförmedlarna, Sthlm.
  • 1992 Galleri Bacchus, Borås.
  • 1991 Skellefteå Konsthall
  • Lilla Galleriet, Helsingborg
  • Galerie Elva, Stockholm.
  • 1990 Stockholm Art Fair, Galerie Elva
  • Lidköpings Konsthall.
  • 1989 Stockholm Art Fair, Galerie Elva.
  • 1988 Galleri Bacchus, Borås
  • Lilla Galleriet, Helsingborg.
  • 1987 Galerie Elva, Stockholm
  • Folkets Hus, Ludvika.
  • 1986 Galleri Glemminge, Ystad.
  • 1985 Galleri D, Göteborg.
  • 1984 Mälargalleriet, Stockholm.
  • 1983 Teatergalleriet, Kalmar
  • FGK, Visby.
  • 1979 Galleri Greven, Stockholm
  • Galleria Pozzo Garitta, Albissola, Italien.
  • 1977 Galleri Birger Jarl, Stockholm.

Collective exhibitions, selection

  • 2017 Tjörnedala Konsthall, Simrishamn.
  • 2016 Tjörnedala Konsthall, Simrishamn.
  • 2014 Galleri Jeannette Ölund, Borås
  • Gyllengården, Smedstorp
  • Tjörnedala Konsthall.
  • 2012 Tjörnedala Konsthall, Simrishamn.
  • 2010 Tjörnedala Konsthall, Simrishamn.
  • 2008 Tjörnedala Konsthall, Simrishamn
  • Galleri Max, Ystad.
  • 2007 Galleri Eva Solvang, Stockholm
  • Piteå Museum
  • Tjörnedala Konsthall.
  • 2005 Galleri Eva Solvang, Stockholm
  • Millesgården, Stockholm
  • Projektutställning ”Skapelser”, Lidköping
  • Galerie Bleue, Stockholm
  • Galleri Glemminge, Ystad.
  • 1993 Galerie Bleue, Stockholm
  • Projektutställning ”Flaggor”, Lidköping
  • 1994 Projektutställning ”Sköldar, plåtar, skyltar”, Götene – Lidköping
  • 1991 Galerie Plaisiren, Hässelby Slott.
  • 1985 Konstnärshuset, Stockholm.
  • 1983 Landskrona Konsthall.
  • 1984 EPT, Rom.
  • 1982 Galerie Plaisiren, Hässelby Slott
  • 1980 Liljevalchs, Stockholm.
  • 1979 Nationalmuseum, Stockholm.
  • 1970 Konstfrämjandet, Stockholm.
  • 1969 Doktor Glas, Stockholm.

Decorations, public spaces

  • 1997 Ericsson Industries, Mölndal, wall painting in the entrance.
  • 1990 Enköpings lasarett, paintings in dining rooms and conference room.
  • 1989 Stockholms läns landsting, paintings in dining rooms and conference room.
  • 1985 Svenska Managementgruppen, wall painting, Kursgården Wijk.
  • 1984 SL, painting for the Metro station Mariatorget.

Represented, selection

Statens Museum før Kunst, Copenhagen, Statens Konstråd; Stockholms, Gotlands, Håbo, Uppsala,Ystads kommuner; Stockholms läns, Kopparbergs läns, Kalmar läns, Kristianstads läns, Malmöhus läns Landsting, banks and private commercial companies.

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