Head of the Bode-Museum (Sculpture Collection and Museum of Byzantine Art) – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Julien Chapuis has been Deputy Director of the Bode Museum, Berlin, since 2008. He studied art history at the universities of Groningen and Indiana, writing a Ph.D. thesis on the Cologne painter Stefan Lochner. From 1997 until 2007 he was curator of medieval art at the Metropolitan Museum, New York, during which time he organised an exhibition on the German sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. In Berlin, he curated the exhibitions “The Lost Museum: The Berlin Painting and Sculpture Collections 70 years after World War II”(2015) and “Beyond Compare: Art from Africa at the Bode Museum” (2017).