Fabienne Eggelhöfer

Fellow Researcher: Corresponding With, Learning From

In 2017 Fabienne Eggelhoefer has been appointed chief curator and head of collection, exhibitions and research at the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern. From 2005 to 2017 she was curator for modern and contemporary art at the Zentrum Paul Klee where she realized numerous temporary exhibitions and collection displays. In 2012 she completed a research project on Paul Klee’s teaching at the Bauhaus that culminated in an online database of Klee’s teaching notes ( and an exhibition (Paul Klee. Bauhaus Master, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, 2012/13).


In addition, she also analyzed the meaning of nature in Klee’s teaching in a dissertation leading to a PhD degree. In several exhibitions she focused her interest on the continuities and discontinuities in the development of art since the beginning of the 20th century. The Zentrum Paul Klee granted her a curatorial leave in 2015 and 2016 in order to research the impact of Paul Klee on the American artists of the mid-20th century which culminated in the exhibition Ten Americans: After Paul Klee (Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, 2017/18).