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CV, Mikkel Bogh

Mikkel Bogh, Director of The National Gallery of Denmark, SMK,
Born 17 December 1963

Education

1982: Finishes upper secondary school at Virum Statsskole.
1983–84: Medical studies at the University of Copenhagen.
1984–85: Language studies at l’Université de Dijon, France.
1993: Mag. art. (7–year study course with two dissertations) in Art History, University of Copenhagen.
1993: Participates in a six–week PhD summer school programme under e.g. Michael Fried at the School of Criticism and Theory, Dartmouth College, NH, USA.
1994: PhD fellow with the Department of Art History and Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Copenhagen (dissertation on Quatremère de Quincy and neoclassical theories of sculpture).
2002–3: One–year course of Heads of Department, arranged by Rektorkollegiet

Awards, grants and accolades

1992: Receives the University of Copenhagen’s Gold Medal for the dissertation “Det anamorfiske blik. Tekst og visualitet i barokkens maleri”.
1998: Receives the Erik Brynicke travel grant for younger and older art historians.
2011: The N.L. Høyen medal.
2011: Order of Dannebrog – Knight.

Employment

1990–94: Art critic with Danish newspaper Dagbladet Information.
1994: PhD fellow with the Department of Art History, University of Copenhagen.
1994–95: Assistant professor with the Department of Art History, Aarhus University.
1995–99: Assistant professor with the Department of Comparative Literature / Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen. (Leave of absence from July 1997 to June 1998, funded by the Carlsberg Foundation).
1999–2000: Amanuensis at the Department of Comparative Literature.
1996–2000: Writes on culture for Danish newspaper Weekendavisen.
1997–98: One-year post.doc. scholarship from the Carlsberg Foundation.
2000–2005: Assistant professor with the Department of Comparative Literature, closely affiliated with Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen.
2002: Head of department at the Department of Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen.
2003: Head of department at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, and head of research for comparative literature and modern culture, University of Copenhagen
2005–2014: Rector of The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts’ School of Visual Art.
2014–present: Director of Statens Museum for Kunst / The National Gallery of Denmark.

Professional affiliations (boards, editorial positions, networks) – currently active

Chairman of symposium group under the Novo Nordisk Art History Project.
Main editor of publications associated with The Novo Nordisk Art History Project.
Board member, Else Marie Bukdahls legat for unge kunstnere.
Board member, Hirschsprung.
Board member, San Cataldo.
Board member, Fonden Rådmandsgade 34.
Board member, VL1.

(Past chairmanships and memberships of boards include KUNO, the Novo Nordisk Foundation Committee for Art History Research, Copenhagen Doctoral School in Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen, the Research Programme on Assigning Cultural Values (KULVER) under the Research Council of Norway, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Kunsthall Trondheim, Fondet for Dansk–Norsk samarbejde, Chairman of Fonden Rådmandsgade 34).

Art criticism/writing

Dagbladet Information (1990–1994).
Weekendavisen (1996–2003).
Flash Art International (1993–95).
Øjeblikket (co-editor 1992–1996).
SUM – magasin for samtidskunst.

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