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Neubauer, Susanne

Freie Universität Berlin

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Susanne Neubauer is a Swiss art historian and curator. Since 2014 she has been project leader of the DFG research project Formation and Heritage of the Brazilian Constructivism and Neoconretismo in the Transcultural Contexts of West German Conceptions of Modernity in the 1950s and 1960s at Free University Berlin. Her research interests cover the life and work of Paul Thek (Paul Thek in Process, JRP Ringier 2012; “Paul Thek: Between Art Criticism, ‘Silent’ Revolt and the Question of Failure, Konsthistorisk tijdskrift, 2017 among others), Brazilian art of the 20th century (“Im Spannungsfeld des Globalen. Neue Museen in Lateinamerika”, in Kunstforum International, 2017), Postwar modernism and contemporary curating (“Against the Grain of Neutralization. Exhibiting the Ephemeral as a Curatorial Production of Historical Knowledge”, Routledge 2018; “Li Yuan-Chia’s Cupboard of Slides, Third Text, 2018). She has been awarded research and publication grants from the DFG, the DAAD, the SAGW, the SFN, the Müller Meylan Foundation Basel for Art Historical Studies and has recently been granted the studio fellowship of art criticism 2017/18 by the Landis & Gyr Foundation, Switzerland.

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