Tanja Malycheva studied Art History, English Philology, Classical Archeology, and Economic Policy at the University of Münster, Germany, where she completed her M. A. in Art History. She is currently working as a free-lance curator and art lecturer. In 2013 she assisted the Me. Myself. Naked. exhibition (Bremen), the first exhibition on nude self-portraits by women artists. In 2014 she co-curated the exhibition Marianne Werefkin. From the Blue Rider to the Great Bear (Bietigheim-Bissingen/Bremen) and co-organized an international conference Crossing Borders: Marianne Werefkin and the Cosmopolitan Women Artists in Her Circle (Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum/Jacobs University). As a doctorial candidate at the University of Münster, Tanja Malycheva is working on her PhD thesis Studies on Serov’s Portraiture (ger. Studien zu Serovs Porträtschaffen), being supervised by Prof. Dr. Jürg Meyer zur Capellen from the University of Münster as well as Prof. Dr. Mikhail Allenov and Prof. Dr. Stepan Vaneyan from the Moscow State University. In her research she concentrates on transculturalism, cosmopolitanism, early modernism, text and context discourse, and pan-European developments. Her further interests include critical whiteness studies, early Netherlandish painting, Renaissance, women artists, conceptual and contemporary art.