Christian Fuhrmeister

Dr. of Philosophy

Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich

Christian Fuhrmeister is an art historian who was trained as a stonemason before studying art and English at the universities of Oldenburg, Germany, and Towson State University, Maryland. After completing his studies, he became a member of the DFG Research Group "Political Iconography" from 1994–97 and received his Ph.D. in art history from the University of Hamburg in 1998. From 2000–2002 he held a position at the Sprengel Museum Hannover, and from 2002-2003 he worked as executive secretary of the Department Kunstwissenschaften at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich. Since 2003, he has been the manager for research projects at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich.