Gregor Auenhammer was born in 1966. He studied history, philosophy and psychology at Vienna University. Joined the Standard in 1988; head of production planning and reviewer, focusing on contemporary history, art and photography. Since 2005 responsible for the book series Köpfe des Jahres. 2011: editor of the monograph Unseen Strangers on artist Paul Nestlang. 2012: Die Entdeckung Österreichs in 100 Objekten: a broad survey in search of the country’s soul in the manner of a review section. 2013: Nicht auf die Größe kommt es an: instances of the magnificent and the surprising in dealing with the typically atypical, from and on Austria.