Media philosopher und art historian Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich is a researcher in consumerism theory, pictorial worlds and the role of art in modern society.
Munic-born Prof. Dr. Ullrich is a professor for art history and media philosophy at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe. After his graduation in 1994, he embraced various teaching oportunities, among others as a lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and visiting scholar at the Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg.
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The German National Library currently lists more than 40 works published by Prof. Dr. Ullrich, not mentioning dozens of articles and columns for renown german newspapers like TAZ and Die Zeit. Among his publications: Habenwollen ("must have") and Bilder auf Weltreise ("pictures going around the world"), being involvements with modern consumer culture and the imapct of pictures beyond cultural boundaries.
Prof. Dr. Ullrich was awarded the third Martin-Warnke medal and the research award of the Aby-Warburg foundation. His book Raffinierte Kunst. Übung vor Reproduktionen was nominated for the non-fiction category of the Leipzig Book Award.