Philipp Kaspar Heimann M.A.

Freelance Academic Collaborator

Philipp Kaspar Heimann studied Art History, Image Theory and Philosophy at the University of Leipzig, University of Basel and Humboldt-University in Berlin. In 2014–2017 he was collaborator at the Werner-Tübke-Foundation Leipzig and in 2015–2018 he received a scholarship from the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung. In 2018 he completed his Master’s degree with the thesis On the Way to the Image. The Drawing Ouevre of Francis Bacon, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Claudia Blümle and Prof. Dr. Alexander García Düttmann. In 2020 he was Visiting Scholar at Das Technische Bild at Humboldt-University. In 2019–2021 he was lecturer at the Institute of Art History, Art Theory and Aesthetics at Berlin University of the Arts, since 2021 he teaches at the Department of Art and Visual History, Humboldt-University. As of 2021, he is a Freelance Academic Collaborator at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz in the Research Group Ethico-Aesthetics of the Visual led by Hana Gründler.

  • Philosophy and Art
  • European Painting since the 18th Century
  • French Philosophy
  • History of Representation and Image Criticism
  • Image and Language
  • Theories of Drawing


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