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art history educator

Oskar Bätschmann, Swiss art history educator. Getty scholar, Getty Center for History of Art and Humanities, Santa Monica, California, 1990-1991; P. Mellon senior fellow The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery, Washington, 1995. Member Austrian Art Historian Association (honorary).

Background

Bätschmann, Oskar was born on September 15, 1943 in Lucerne, Switzerland. Son of Robert Oskar and Martha (Baldegger) Bätschmann.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Zürich, Switzerland, 1975. Habilitation, University Zürich, Switzerland, 1981.

Career

Lecturer University Zürich, 1979-1983. Professor art history University Freiburg, Germany, 1984-1987. Chairman department art history University Giessen, Germany, 1988-1990, University Bern, Switzerland, since 1991.

Director d'etudes École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 1992. President Swiss Association Art Historians, 1980—1986, Swiss Academy, 1992—1996. President research committee Swiss Institute Art Research, since 1994.

Secretary Committee International d'Histoire l'Art, 1996. Member advisory board Max Planck Institutes, Rome and Florence, since 2000.

Membership

Member Austrian Art Historian Association (honorary).

Connections

Married Marie Therese Bätschmann, November 11, 1988.

father:
Robert Oskar Bätschmann

mother:
Martha (Baldegger) Bätschmann

spouse:
Marie Therese Bätschmann