After studies in art history, history and literary criticism research volunteer at the Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe, followed by honorary fellow at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich and research assistant at the Institute for Art History at the University of Stuttgart.
Consultant since 1982 at the Bavarian National Museum in Munich. Head of the departments Sculpture and Painting since 1800, Arts and Crafts of Historicism and Jugendstil.
Research focuses (publications): Fine Art and Crafts of Historicism and Jugendstil , Painting of the New Objectivity.
Co-Editor of our publication: MEISTERWERKE DES JUGENDSTILS