AHC Office - Art Consultancy since 2004
Art History Consulting (AHC) has been founded by the art historian Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund to connect artists,
art spaces and collectors. AHC Office is based in Hamburg (Germany), providing art consultany services for clients in Europe, Asia and the US.
Values & Vision
Art History Consulting is committed to support an ongoing intellectual dialogue with emerging and mid-career
visual artists. Art is more than decoration or investment. Art is an attitude.
AHC Gallery since 2013
Curated art projects & exhibitions
The art historian and independent curator organizes art exhibitions with a strong emphasis on cultural exchange.
To promote upcoming artists AHC Gallery exhibits original paintings and sculptures in the temporary gallery showroom, at art spaces, and international art fairs
(Miami, Hong Kong). AHC Gallery maintains an active roster of artists, many of whose works are included in leading public and private collections.
Art Critic Publications
As an art critic and accreditated Art Basel Journalist Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund contributed essays to exhibition catalogues and has written reviews and
features in German (native language), English, French, Italian for publications such as Goethe Institute Inc., Umberto Allemandi & C. (Torino), Artfix Daily-Curated Art World News, Art Slant
Magazine (NY), Asia Today, Sculpture Pacific Magazine (Vancouver), Design Amid (Milano), among others.
Born in Zurich (Switzerland), Barbara studied Art History at Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel (Germany), University for Foreigners Perugia (Italy) and
London Guildhall University (UK). Study and working experiences at The Henry Moore Foundation (UK) and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (Canada). In 2002 Barbara earned her PHD from
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel with a dissertation on the British sculptor Henry Moore.
Social and Cultural Engagement
As President of the Womens Artists Association GEDOK she cared about more than 200 members in the sections visual arts, applied arts, literature and music. Barbara
is also engaged in Selection Comittees and Jury Boards (Ministry of Culture Hamburg, Global Fine Arts Award Miami/ Miami Dade College, Biennale Florence). To support educational programs for senior
students, she lectures Art History/Modern Art at the University of Applied Sciences Hamburg.