Dr. Philipp Gutbrod
Dr. Philipp Gutbrod
Curriculum Vitae

April 2015 – present

Director at Institut Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt


February 2015 – April 2015

Deputy Director, Curator, and Collection Manager at Institut Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt

July 2011 – January 2015

Curator and Collection Manager at Institut Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt

January 2005  June 2011

President of Villa Grisebach Auctions Inc., New York and North America Representative of Villa Grisebach Auktionen

- financial oversight of Villa Grisebach Auctions Inc.

- communication and correspondence with major American museums and collectors

- lectures/public speaking in North America (see Talks)

- consignment negotiations, buyer consultation, client services

- strategic public relations planning and implementation

- art and photography expertise, art inspection, artwork evaluation, art handling, art research

- exhibition organization in New York City

- office management, human resources

December 2004
Consultant to Villa Grisebach Auktionen GmbH, Berlin

Winter Semester 2003/04

Lecturer – Department of Art History of the Freie Universität Berlin

May 2003 – November 2004
Research fellow - Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, Paris (German Institut for Art History, Paris) in collaboration with the Department of Art History, Freie Universität, Berlin
Research Project: "Französische Kunst im Nachkriegsdeutschland / Deutsche Moderne in Frankreich nach 1945" (French Art in Post-War Germany / German Modern Art in France after 1945)

Ph.D. for doctoral thesis: "Wols <1913-1951> - Die Arbeiten auf Papier (Kommentiertes kritisches Werkverzeichnis)" (Wols – Works on paper. Catalogue raisonné) at the University of Heidelberg, Germany

1999 – 2002
Promotionsstipendium der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (Postgraduate Scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation) including 2 research stays in Paris (2+10 months) and workshops in Poland (1999) and Israel (2000)

January 1997 – May 1999
Gallery assistant, Galerie Terbrüggen Heidelberg (Gallery for contemporary international art)

April 1995 – February 1999

Research assistant
Professor Dietrich Schubert, Department of Art History, University of Heidelberg, Germany

1994 – 2004
Department of Art History, University of Heidelberg,
Major studies: Art History; Minor studies: European Law and Classical Archaeology
Undergraduate and postgraduate studies

1993 – 1994
Department of Law, University of Munich, Undergraduate studies

1992 – 1993
Department of Law, University of Heidelberg, Undergraduate studies