Dan Freudenthal was born in Tel Aviv in 1945. From 1971 to 1979 he studied at the University of Arts, West Berlin, under Hann Trier and Fred Thieler, supported by a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. He received the Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Scholarship and the Berlin Senate Art Scholarship and spent time in New York. Freudenthal lives and works in Berlin.