Dr. Sarah Salomon


Curator (Gemäldegalerie)






  • European painting of the 18th century
  • German and French painting of the 17th century
  • Art academies and artist training in the Ancien Régime and the Enlightenment
  • Exhibition history and art market of the early modern period (1600-1800)
  • Gender and social inequality in early modern art (1600-1800)


Since 03/2020 Curator for European painting of the 18th century and German painting of the 17th century at the Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
2019 until 2020 Research assistant at the Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, project painting labels
2016 until 2019 Research assistant (scientific traineeship), Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
2013 until 2015 Research assistant at the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe for the exhibition "The Master Collector. Karoline Luise of Baden"
2010 until 2018 Doctorate in Art History at the Technische Universität Berlin with Prof. Dr. Bénédicte Savoy; second supervisor Prof. Dr. Christoph Frank (Mendrisio, Università della Svizzera Italiana)
2010 until 2013 Doctoral scholarship of the Stiftung der deutschen Wirtschaft
2005 until 2008 Study scholarship holder of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2002 until 2008 Studies of Art History, French Philology and Modern German Literature (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freie Universität Berlin, Université Paris 8)

Staff of the Kulturforum

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.