Category Archives: ArtHistoryDocs

docs who have studied or worked in art history

Thierry Benderitter

Thierry Benderitter is EgyptologyDoc

My taste for Ancient Egypt dates back some thirty years and was fed by numerous trips there, which allowed me to accumulate a large collection of photographs and make many friends. Despite a very involved job, I was able to study hieroglyphs for several years at the Kheops Institute (Paris), in addition to attending many educational courses and conferences.
My main areas of interest are in the religious and funerary aspects of this brilliant civilisation, which naturally led me to the interesting study of tombs and mastabas. Curiously, though, the pyramids do not interest me.

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Alexander Mitscherlich

Alexander Mitscherlich was HistoryDoc and sort-of PoliticDoc

Alexander Mitscherlich (September 20, 1908 in Munich – June 26, 1982 in Frankfurt am Main) was a German psychoanalyst.

He had studied history and I found a statement citation of him saying the national socialists had forced him
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Hans Prinzhorn

Hans Prinzhorn was CollectorDoc and more…

Hans Prinzhorn (June 6, 1886 – June 14, 1933) was a German psychiatrist and art historian.

Born in Hemer, Westphalia, he studied art history and philosophy at the University of Vienna, receiving his doctorate in 1908. He then went to England to receive voice training, as he planned to become a professional singer. He later received training in medicine and psychiatry, serving as an Army surgeon during World War I. Continue reading Hans Prinzhorn

Friedrich Wolf

Friedrich Wolf was WriterDoc, DiplomatDoc, PhilosophyDoc, DirectorDoc, ArtHistoryDoc, PoliticDoc, StampDoc, CoinDoc, WriterDoc

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Friedrich Wolf (1952)

Friedrich Wolf (December 23, 1888 – October 5, 1953) was a German doctor and a politically engaged writer who at one stage, from 1949–51, served as his young country’s first ambassador to Poland.[1] Continue reading Friedrich Wolf