CODART member Stephanie Buck has been appointed Director of the Kupferstich-Kabinett at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Starting the first of November 2015, she succeeds Bernhard Maaz, who recently joined the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen in Munich as Director General.
Presently working as curator of drawings at The Courtauld Gallery in London, Buck coordinates the activities of the Centre for the Study and Conservation of Drawings at the Courtauld and is involved with the upcoming collection catalogue of Flemish paintings. She has curated and co-curated several exhibitions at the museum including Temptation in Eden: Lucas Cranach’s Adam and Eve in 2007, Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery in 2012 and The Young Dürer. Drawing the Figure in 2013.
Stephanie Buck was educated in Germany, England and France. She received a MA from the Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg and a PhD from the Freie Universität, Berlin on Hans Holbein the Younger’s portraits of Henry VIII. She has worked at internationally renowned museums, curating, among other things, the exhibition on fifteenth century Dutch drawings Vom Erfinden und Kopieren. Die niederländischen Zeichnungen des 15. Jahrhunderts (2001–2002) at the Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and that on late Gothic and Renaissance German drawing, Wendepunkte deutscher Zeichenkunst. Spätgotik und Renaissance (2003–2004) at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt.