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Klaus Herding

educator , art historian

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.

Background

Herding, Klaus was born on December 27, 1939 in Munich. Son of Otto and Pia (Wittman) Herding.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Münster, Germany, 1968. Habilitation, University Hamburg, Germany, 1977.

Career

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.

Works

  • Editor more than 60 art books. Author: (monographs) Puget/Courbet/Picasso, 1970-1992.

Membership

Member of Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker, Lichtenberg Gesellschaft, Rotary.

Connections

Married Helga Reichardt-Herding, June 16, 1980. 1 child Maruta.

father:
Otto Herding

mother:
Pia (Wittman) Herding

spouse:
Helga Reichardt-Herding

child:
Maruta Herding