Joachim Homann

Affiliation: Art Museum
Curator
Art Museum
Joachim Homann, Ph.D., is the curator of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, where he has organized numerous exhibitions, most recently Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, Hendrick Goltzius: Mythology and Truth, Richard Tuttle: A Print Retrospective (with Christina von Rotenhan),  Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea, co-curated with Nancy Mathews, Kathy Bradford: ~~~AUGUST~~~, and Printmaking ABC: In Memoriam David Becker. He brought to the Museum the critically acclaimed exhibitions Along the Yangzi River: Regional Culture of the Bronze Age from Hunan (organized by the China Institute, New York) and Per Kirkeby: Paintings and Sculpture (organized by the Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.). Homann is currently working on an exhibition dedicated to highlights from the Museum’s drawing collection. Before coming to Bowdoin in 2010, Homann held appointments at the Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University; the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at El Paso; and the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University. After studies in Art History, History, and Archeology in Goettingen, Munich, Heidelberg, and Karlsruhe, Homann received his Ph.D. in 2004 (State Academy of Design, Karlsruhe/ Heidelberg University; advisors: Hans Belting, Siegfried Gohr). He was a doctoral fellow at the University of Hamburg 1997-2000. Homann has published and edited articles and exhibition catalogs and has spoken at many national and international conferences. He was the co-founder and editor of h-arthist, the global email list for art historians within the humanities network of the University of Michigan.
Joachim Homann