Matthias Flügge studied art history at the HU Berlin before becoming editor and later editor-in-chief of the magazine Bildende Kunst in 1977. After discontinuing the magazine in 1991, Flügge founded the magazine "neue bildende kunst". Since 1995 he has been a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin, of which he was vice president from 1997 to 2006. Since 2000, Flügge has worked as a freelance journalist and exhibition organizer and has been a member of numerous commissions and advisory boards (including the jury of the Kunstfonds Bonn, the federal purchasing commission, and the jury of the Hauptstadtkulturfonds). In 2012 he was appointed Rector of the Dresden University of Fine Arts and confirmed in this position for a further five years. Matthias Flügge has been a member of the Saxon Academy of Arts since 2016.
As of May 2019
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