Bachelor, Lund University, 1972. Master of Arts, Lund University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, 1984.
Lecturer Lund University, Sweden, 1974—1985. Senior lecturer Linköping University, Sweden, since 1985, head humanities program, 1991—2001, head department art history Sweden, since 1991, assistant professor, since 2001. Theatre and art critic various newspapers, magazines, 1967—1985.
Member production team Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, Stockholm, 1989—1991. Member European Union educational and research project Freedom and Dependency of Artistic Languages Eight universities Sweden,Finland,Germany,United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Portugal, 1997—1999.
Member aestetic advisory committee Town Council, Linköping, Sweden, 2001. Member of Living Pedagogues' Society, International Association Art Critics.
Married Christina Engfors. Children: Christoffer, Johannes.