Sven Beckstette is a curator at the National Gallery in the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, where he oversees the post-1960 collection. Beckstette studied art history, German philology, and modern and contemporary history in Münster and Berlin. In 2008 he was awarded a doctorate from the Free University Berlin. He held an internship at the Lenbachhaus, Munich in 2009-10 and was editor of the Berlin art journal Texte zur Kunst from 2010-12. He was also curator at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart from 2012-16.
As of May 2019