WESTHOFF FINE ARTS
Phone: +49 211 87669625
Fax: +49 211 87669626
Detmar Westhoff is the founder and director of Westhoff Fine Arts. He has studied art history at Frankfurt university and worked for internationally renowned art collections as the Schirn Kunsthalle and the K20/K21 Kunstsammlung NRW Düsseldorf (head of fundraising) and has organised many exhibitions of modern art in Europe and Asia with loans from collections as the Städel in Frankfurt, Belvedere Museum in Vienna, Kunsthaus Zürich and with artists as Andreas Gursky and Thomas Ruff. From 2006 to 2019 he has been chairman of the German castle association Rhineland and is since 2019 its vice-president. He is also vice-president of 701 e.V. and member of ICOM and the Deutsche Museumsbund.
DR. PETRA BIERWIRTH
Petra Bierwirth has studied art history, philosophy and literature at the universities of Marburg, Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Bonn and published a doctoral thesis about Auguste Rodin’s drawings. She has been working as guide for museums, exhibition halls and historic sites (Stiftung Haus der Geschichte, Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany etc.).