Klaus Klemp, born 1954 in Dortmund, studied design (Dipl.-Des.), art history and history (M.A.) in Dortmund, Münster and Marburg. He received his doctorate with Prof. Heinrich Klotz on early modernism. Was from 1989 to 2006 head of the cultural department of the city of Frankfurt am Main as well as head of the municipal galleries in the Karmeliterkloster and Leinwandhaus. 1995 to 2005 member of the presidium of the German Design Council. Since 1998 lecturer at various universities, since 2008 honorary professor at the Rhine-Main University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden. Since 2006 initially exhibition director, then deputy director and until today curator for design at the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt am Main. Since WS 2014/15 full professor for design theory and design history at the HfG Offenbach. Member of the management board of the Dieter and Ingeborg Rams Foundation, on the advisory board of the Society for Design History, and chairman of the board of the Ernst May Society. Numerous exhibitions and publications on architecture, design and fine arts.

Press: www.frankfurt.de, Dezember 2020