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Susanne Märtens

PhD in Art History
Freie Universität Berlin
Susanne Märtens received her PhD from the Free University of Berlin. Her dissertation focused on the relation of high and low art in 18th century British culture, concentrating on the grotesque body in caricature and capriccio. She held a research position at the Forschungszentrum für Europäische Aufklärung (FEA) in Potsdam, working on 18th century German periodicals. She held teaching appointments at Humbold University (Berlin), the Academy of Fine Arts Dresden, the Braunschweig University of Art (HBK), and is currently holding a research and teaching position at the Academy of Fine Arts Kassel. Her teaching and research interests include 18th and 20th century, as well as contemporary art and aesthetics. Her current work focuses on the writings of the German-Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig, especially on his theory of the Baroque (1908/9).

Dr. Susanne Märtens
Art History
Email: s.maertens[at]berlin.bard.edu