Ulrich Schneider Art Advice

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schneider
2003–2011Executive Director of the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt
1990-2003Director of the museums of the city of Aachen (Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Couven Museum, Museum Burg Frankenberg)
1984-1990 Construction supervisor; from 1986 director of the department of textiles, furniture, jewellery and toys
1981-1984 Research associate at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg
1981Periods of research, supported by a grant from the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich, and in France (Saint-Omer and Paris)
1981Earned doctorate under Prof. Dr. Hans Belting
1976-1980Periods of research in Italy (Perugia, Ancona, Florence, Rome) funded by grants awarded under the GFG (post-graduate support law) and by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
1971-1980 Study of art history, archaeology, Christian archaeology and history at the universities of Regensburg, Erlangen and Heidelberg
1950Ulrich Schneider, born in Amberg, Oberpfalz, Bavaria
2004Awarded Honorary Professorship of Art History at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt
since 2003Lecturer at the Kunsthistorisches Institut of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt
1999Awarded Honorary Professorship of Art History at the RWTH, Aachen
since 1993Lecturer at the Kunsthistorisches Institut of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen
Honours received for bilateral cultural work
2011Chevalier del'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française
2001Cavaliere Ufficiale del Ordine del Merito della Repubblica Italiana

Jury participations
Jury member for many years at the International Art Fairs in Cologne, Munich and Palm Beach (Florida)
Art advice and jury membership at the Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial (Niigata and Tokyo) in 2000, 2003, 2006 and 2009

Research and exhibition work
in Germany, Italy, Japan, France, England, the USA, Argentina and Chile


In the background:
Josef Arnold
Art cabinet of the family Dimpfel in Regensburg
Water colors on vellum, 1668
Ulm, Ulmer Museen