born 1962 in Limbach-Oberfrohna in Saxony. Studies in art history. 1992 PhD at the University of Leipzig with thesis on the painter and illustrator O. Th. W. Stein. Since 1993 deputy director/head of the academic area of the GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts Leipzig Exhibitions and publications above all in art of the 20th and 21st centuries and in museum history.