Dr. Tobias Kunz


Curator (Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst)


Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst



Focus | Responsibilities | Projects

  • Responsible for the Department of Sculpture of the Middle Ages north of the Alps and in the Alpine region
  • Sculpture and painting in the High and Late Middle Ages in German-speaking countries, in France, the Netherlands and Scandinavia
  • Cult history and worship of miraculous images in the early modern period, reframing and reworking of medieval sculptures and paintings


Since 08/2022 Research assistant at the Staatliche Museen Berlin, Sculpture Collection and Museum of Byzantine Art
2021 until 2022 Teacher at the Theodor-Heuss-Realschule Köln
2020 until 2021 Editing of the catalogue of paintings and sculptures of the Kaiser-Friedrich-Museumsverein Berlin (published 2022)
2017 until 2020 Research assistant at the Diözesanmuseum Freising, project: scientific inventory catalog of the medieval paintings and sculptures of the museum (published 2022)
2016 until 2017 Research assistant at the Institute for Art and Visual History at Humboldt-Universität Berlin
2009 until 2015 Staatliche Museen Berlin, Sculpture Collection and Museum of Byzantine Art, Projects: Scientific Catalogues of Sculptures North of the Alps 1050-1380 and 1380-1440 (funded by the Getty Foundation and the DFG, published in 2014 and 2019)
2006 until 2009 Research assistant at the Art History Institutes of the Universities of Mainz and Tübingen
2003 until 2005 Research fellow at the Staatliche Museen Berlin
2002 Ph.D. at the Technical University Berlin (dissertation published 2007)

Staff of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Here, the employees of the different branches of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin introduce themselves, providing some information about their professional backgrounds and their main areas of work.