About Wolfgang Ullrich

Wolfgang Ullrich, born in Munich in 1967, studied philosophy, art history, logic/science theory and German studies. In 1994 he wrote his doctoral thesis on Martin Heidegger's late work and the concept of event. In addition to teaching at various institutes of higher learning, he was an assistant at the Institute for Art History at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich from 1997-2003, and in 2003/04 he was a visiting professor for art theory at the HFBK University of Fine Arts Hamburg. He resigned his professorship for art studies and media theory at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design, which he had held since 2006, in 2015. Today, he lives in Leipzig a freelance writer. He is the author of numerous publications, in particular on the history and critique of the concept of art, on modern visual worlds as well as phenomena of affluence. He is co-editor of the series "Digital Image Cultures".

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