On 1 February 2014, Dr. Reinhard Spieler will begin his new appointment as director of Hannover's Sprengel Museum –succeeding Prof. Dr. Ulrich Krempel, who is retiring after 20 years (1993 to 2014) as the museum's director.
From Ludwigshafen to Hanover
Dr. Reinhard Spieler (born 1964) leaves his post as the director of the Wilhelm Hack Museum in Ludwigshafen, which he led since 2007. In addition, he also regularly lectured at the Dusseldorf Art Academy as well as at the Universities of Dusseldorf, Bern and Heidelberg.
Photography as an art form
The Hannover Sprengel Museum is one of Germany's leading modern art museums, and is currently being expanded. It belongs to a small number of museums in Europe whose work continuously promotes photography as an art form in its own right, with numerous exhibitions and continuous additions to the museum's permanent collection.
Further information at Sprengel Museum