Petronela Soltész

Petronela Soltész is an Art historian (born 1988 in Romania) currently living and working in Karlsruhe. She finishes her MA at the University of Heidelberg and the Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) (2010-2014) and won a Master’s Prize for her thesis (winter semester 2013/14) for exceptional academic accomplishments in the field of European Art History at the Institut für Europäische Kunstgeschichte (IEK), Heidelberg University. Soltés had several internships at the Délégation Permanente de la Roumanie auprés de l’UNESCO, Paris and the Reiss-Engelhorn Museen Mannheim. Furthermore she was an assistant curator at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart for two years (2014-2015) through a scholarship funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung. Soltés published articles for museum catalogues on German, Romanian and Russian art (20. / 21. Century), among others for the journal Kuenstler. Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst. Currently she is collaborating as a writer for the exhibition short-guide „Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965“ (14.10.2016 – 26.03.2017), Haus der Kunst, Munich and is a freelance art mediator for the Heidelberger Kunstverein.

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