Wiebke Kartheus

Wiebke Kartheus is a lecturer and doctoral candidate at the Institute for North American Studies at the University of Göttingen where she works on an interdisciplinary project with the working title, “Museum Studies as American Studies.” Wiebke received her M.A. in American Studies from Leipzig University and her B.A. in World English Literatures and Cultures and Art History from Saarland University. Besides U.S. art museums, her research interests include modern and contemporary architecture and the politics of exhibition making, art criticism as well as postcolonial, feminist, and queer theories as they relate to the dynamics of the art world. She is also very passionate about academic (online) publishing and has worked, among others, as assistant editor for the peer-reviewed, online journal American Studies Journal since 2016.

Blog posts by Wiebke Kartheus:

Beyoncé and Jay-Z at the Louvre: A Timely Reminder of Art Museums’ Racist Past
The Louvre is the most famous and most visited museum in the world. Arguably, it is also the most prestigious one. So what does it mean … Continue reading Beyoncé and Jay-Z at the Louvre: A Timely Reminder of Art Museums’ Racist Past