Klaus Herding, German art historian, educator. Named Siemens Research fellow, 1970-1977; scholar, Paul Getty Institute for the Humanities, Santa Monica, California, 1992-1993. Member of Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker, Lichtenberg Gesellschaft, Rotary.
Herding, Klaus was born on December 27, 1939 in Munich. Son of Otto and Pia (Wittman) Herding.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Münster, Germany, 1968. Habilitation, University Hamburg, Germany, 1977.
Director's assistant Staatliche Museen SMPK, Berlin, 1968—1970. Lecturer, assistant Technology University, 1974. Assistant professor Frie University, 1974—1975.
Professor art history University Hamburg, 1975—1992, University Frankfurt, Germany, since 1993. Guest professor Graduate School City University of New York, New York City, 1985. Guest professor, director d'études Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Paris, 1992—1993.
Editor more than 60 art books. Author: (monographs) Puget/Courbet/Picasso, 1970-1992.
Member of Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker, Lichtenberg Gesellschaft, Rotary.