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museum curator

Elka Sagoroff Spoerri, museum curator. Recipient Editorial prize City of Berne, 1986. Member AICA.

Background

Spoerri, Elka Sagoroff was born on July 27, 1924 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Arrived in Switzerland, 1949. Daughter of Slavtscho and Perka (Datzoff) Sagoroff.

Education

Student in art history, Stanford University, California, 1953., University Berne, Switzerland, 1958. Doctor honoris causa, University Berne, Switzerland, 1988.

Career

Writer, contributor Künsler Lekikon der Schweiz, Berne, 1963-1967. Assistant Museum Fine Arts, 1967-1972. Museum curator Adolf-Wölfli Foundation Museum Fine Arts, since 1975.

Lecturer 20th century art Museum Fine Arts, Berne, 1973-1981.

Membership

Member AICA.

Connections

Married Theaodor Spoerri, July 9, 1955 (deceased 1973). 1 child, Anselm.

father:
Slavtscho Sagoroff

mother:
Perka (Datzoff) Sagoroff

spouse:
Theaodor Spoerri

child:
Anselm Spoerri