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art historian , Museum director

Thomas Deecke, art historian, museum director. Member International Council Museum, Arbeitsgemeinschaft deutscher Kunstvereine (vice president 1979-1984), Institute Auslandsbeziehungen (head committee 1986-1992), International Council Modern Museums.

Background

Deecke, Thomas was born on February 14, 1940 in Lübeck, Germany. Son of Jürgen and Ingrid (Bader) Deecke.

Education

Student, University Freiburg, Germany, 1961. Student, University Munich, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Free University Berlin, 1973.

Career

Assistant director Berlin Artists Program German Academic Exchange Service, 1973-1978. Director Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany, 1978-1984, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Germany, since 1988. Honorable professor Bremen University, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor numerous contemporary art catalogs. Contributor articles to art magazines.

Membership

Member International Council Museum, Arbeitsgemeinschaft deutscher Kunstvereine (vice president 1979-1984), Institute Auslandsbeziehungen (head committee 1986-1992), International Council Modern Museums.

Connections

Married Hilda Peill, May 5, 1966. Children: Kaspar, Sophia.

father:
Jürgen Deecke

mother:
Ingrid (Bader) Deecke

spouse:
Hilda Peill

children:
Kaspar Deecke

Sophia Deecke