about me

* 1963

 

Trained as a librarian

 

Studied Art History and Dutch Philology in Berlin and Amsterdam

 

Main Focus: Dutch Art and Cultural History

 

Since 1991 active as translator in the areas of art, culture, film, photography, and architecture.

 

2002: Doctoral dissertation on the Dutch painter Jacob Toorenvliet (1640-1719) for the Freie Universität Berlin

 

 

publications and texts:

 

Susanne H. Karau: Leben und Werk des Leidener Malers Jacob Toorenvliet (1640–1719). Dissertation, FU Berlin 2002

 

Susanne H. Karau: Brüderliche Bande. Jacob Toorenvliet malt das Familienporträt seines Bruders Dirck. In: Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch. Band 67, 2006, S. 279–285

 

Vom Adel der Malerei. Holland um 1700. Ausst. Kat. Köln/Dordrecht/Kassel 2006-07.

 

Cornelis Bega. Eleganz und raue Sitten. Ausst. Kat. Aachen/Berlin 2012.