2011–2018 – Ph.D., University of Zurich, Dept. of Art History: “Puzzling Cezanne. Skizzenbücher und lose Blätter” (advisers: Wolfgang Kersten [UZH], Bettina Gockel [UZH]; external adviser: Richard Shiff [UT Austin])

2004–2010 – Lizenziat (Master of Arts) in Art History, Russian Literature, and Popular Culture Studies at the University of Zurich

2007 – Humboldt University, Berlin (Erasmus student exchange)


Awards & Fellowships

2019 – Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München, Wolfgang-Ratjen-Preis für herausragende Forschungsarbeiten auf dem Gebiet der graphischen Künste

2017 – University of Zurich, Forschungskredit

2016 – Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at the University of Texas at Dallas, Dissertation Writing Fellowship

2014/15 – Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Dept. of History of Art & Architecture, and at the University of Texas at Austin, Dept. of Art and Art History

2014 – Janggen-Pöhn-Stiftung, St. Gallen, Research grant


Professional Experience (Selection)

Since 2022 – Kunstmuseum Basel – Assistant Curator of the Dept. of Prints & Drawings

2018–2022 – Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main – Assistant Curator of Modern Art (2020–2022); Curatorial Assistant of Modern Art (2018–2020)

2008–2015 – Catalogue raisonné of Carl Schuch – Research Assistant to Roland Dorn

Various past engagements at the University of Zurich, Dept. of Art History; consultant to the Cezanne Online Catalogue regarding the works on paper (since 2017); board member of the Carl Schuch Gesellschaft e. V. (since 2018); former co-head of the Swiss satellite of Ars Graphica Network (2017–2018, with Joachim Sieber)


Cezanne Related Exhibitions

“Reconstructing Cezanne. Sequence and Process in Paul Cezanne’s Works on Paper”, Luxembourg & Dayan, London, October 2 – December 9, 2019 – Curator (together with Yuval Etgar and Alma Luxembourg)

“Hidden Cézanne. From Sketchbook to Canvas”, Kunstmuseum Basel, June 6 – September 24, 2017, curated by Anita Haldemann – Scholarly adviser


Cezanne Related Publications

“Puzzling Cezanne. Skizzenbücher und lose Blätter,” forthcoming.

“Introduction to the Watercolors,” entries on “Mont Sainte-Victoire Watercolors,” “Double-Sided Watercolors,” “The Coach House,” and “Leaning Smoker,” as well as on the paintings “The Village of L’Estaque Seen from the Sea,” “The Church of Saint-Aspais Seen from the Place de la Préfecture at Melun,” and “Autumn Landscape,” in Cézanne in the Barnes Foundation, ed. André Dombrowski, Nancy Ireson and Sylvie Patry, 98–101, 134–140, 346–369. New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2021.

“Tiefenschürfungen: Cézannes Fels- und Steinbruchmalerei.” Kunstchronik 74, no. 6 (June 2021): 305–311. Review of Cézanne: The Rock and Quarry Paintings, exh. cat. Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, N. J., ed. John Elderfield, New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2020.

“Constructing Drawings: On Cezanne’s Use of Artists’ Manuals,” in Cezanne to Malevich. Arcadia to Abstraction, exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, ed. Judit Geskó, 69–81. Budapest: Museum of Fine Arts, 2021.

“Mapping Cézanne. Drawings and Watercolors on Paper from Émile Desloye,” in Actes des journées d’étude “Les filigranes, une marque à explorer” (2018/10/20) et “Histoire du papier et de la papeterie – Actualités de la recherche” (2019/10/11), ed. Claude Laroque, with Valérie Lee and Maryse Pierrard, 213–237. Paris: HiCSA Éditions en ligne, 2020 (http://hicsa.univ-paris1.fr/page.php?r=133&id=1071&lang=fr).

“Tackling Cezanne’s Paper. On the Reconstruction of Loose Sheets,” in Reconstructing Cezanne. Sequence and Process in Paul Cezanne’s Works on Paper, exh. cat. Luxembourg & Dayan, London, 16–44. London: Ridinghouse, 2019.

“On Margins and Versos. Hidden Interrelationships among Cézanne’s Works on Paper,” in Cézanne. Metamorphoses, exh. cat., Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, ed. Alexander Eiling, 84–99. Munich/London/New York: Prestel, 2017.

Paul Cézanne’s Loose Sheets in the Kupferstichkabinett of the Kunstmuseum Basel,” in The Hidden Cézanne. From Sketchbook to Canvas, exh. cat., Kunstmuseum Basel, ed. Anita Haldemann, 220–231. Munich/London/New York: Prestel, 2017.

“Reassembling Cézanne. Material Evidence for a New Sketchbook.” Master Drawings 55, no. 2 (Summer 2017): 211–224.


Cezanne Related Presentations (Selection)

“Impressionen? – Cézannes Zeichnungen im Kupferstichkabinett” – Kunstmuseum Basel (October 4, 2022)

“Cézannes Zeichnungen im Fokus der musealen und universitären Forschung” (with Anita Haldemann) – University of Basel (November 19, 2018)

“Mapping Cézanne. Drawings and Watercolors on Paper from Emile Desloye” – Symposium Le filigrane, une marque à explorer, organized by L’HiCSA, L’AFHEPP, and L’Institut National du Patrimoine, at INHA, Paris (October 19, 2018)

“Bitte wenden! Cézannes Versos” – Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, in connection with the exhibition Cézanne. Metamorphoses (January 25, 2018)

“Cézannes lose Blätter” – University of Zurich (December 13, 2017)

“Puzzling Cézanne” – Symposium The Hidden Cézanne. From Sketchbook to Canvas, organized by eikones NCCR Iconic Criticism, University of Basel, and Kunstmuseum Basel, in connection with the exhibition of the same name at Kunstmuseum Basel (September 1, 2017)

“Cézanne’s Still Life with Apples on a Sideboard” – Object Talk, Dallas Museum of Art (October 25, 2016)

“Approaching Cézanne. Material, Technique and Motifs” – Workshop Talk, Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, University of Texas at Dallas (January 25, 2016)


Cezanne Related Teaching

“Identifying Cézanne” – University of Zurich, colloquium of the Dept. of Art History, lecture series co-organized with Bettina Gockel (fall 2017)

“Salon du Dessin. Französische Zeichnungen des 19. Jahrhunderts in aktuellen Ausstellungen und Schweizer Sammlungen” – University of Zurich, undergraduate seminar (fall 2017)