Julia Voss, born in 1974, studied German Literature, Philosophy and Art History in Freiburg, London and Berlin.
She did her Ph.D.in Art History on Darwin’s Pictures. View of Evolutionary Theory – 1837 to 1874. She was the Deputy Head of the cultural section of the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitungand the head of the arts department for ten years. She is currently fellow at the Lichtenberg Kolleg -The Göttingen Institute of Advanced Studies with a project on Hilma af Klint. She is Honorary Professor of Art History at Leuphana University in Lüneburg.