Professors

Photo: Julian Martitz

Johan Bettum

Architecture
Photo: Åsa Lundén, Moderna Museet

Daniel Birnbaum

Philosophy and Art Education
Photo: Heji Shin

Isabelle Graw

Art Theory
Foto: Florian Zeyfang

Judith Hopf

Fine Arts, Vice-Rector
Photo: Sebastian Bolesch / HKW

Hassan Khan

Fine Arts
Photo: Büro Schramm für Gestaltung

Philippe Pirotte

Art History and Cultural Education, Rector
Photo: Killa Schuetze

Tobias Rehberger

Sculpture
Photo: Jonas Leihener

Willem de Rooij

Fine Arts
Photo: Tony Rinaldo

Amy Sillman

Painting
Photo: Qiao Zhang

Theodore Spyropoulos

Architecture
Photo: Abigail Enzaldo, © Haegue Yang and kurimanzutto, 2017

Haegue Yang

Fine Arts

Honorary
Professors

Photo: Rheinisches Bildarchiv, Köln

Kasper König

Cultural Education
Photo: Anders Clausen

Wolfgang Tillmans

Fine Arts

Guest
Professors

Photo: Louis Haugh

Gerard Byrne

Film
Photo: American Academy Berlin

Beatriz Colomina

Architecture History
Photo: David Fischer

Nikolas Gambaroff

Painting
Photo: Nicole Strasser

Tom McCarthy

Fine Arts

Jenny Nachtigall

Art Theory
Photo: Michael Setzpfandt

Bonaventure Ndikung

Art Theory and Curatorial Studies
Foto: privat

Peter Trummer

Architecture and Urban Design
Photo: Eunice Tsang

Wu Tsang

Film
Photo: Rob Kulisek

Mark Wigley

Architecture Theory

Additional Teachers

Photo: Büro Schramm für GestaltungPhoto: Büro Schramm für Gestaltung

Philippe Pirotte

Art History and Cultural Education, Rector

Philippe Pirotte (b.1972 in Antwerp/BE) is an art historian, critic, curator and since 2014 Rector of the Städelschule and director of Portikus. From 2005–2011, Pirotte was the director of the Kunsthalle Bern and from 2003–2013 Senior Advisor of the Rijksakademie for Visual Arts in Amsterdam. In 2012, he became Adjunct Senior Curator at the UC Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive and in 1999 he co-founded objectif-exhibitions, a not-for-profit institution in Antwerp, Belgium. 

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