Alistair Hicks, 2016
|Born||1 August 1956|
|Alma mater||Eton College, University of St Andrews, Emory University|
|Known for||The Global Art Compass, Deutsche Bank|
|Parent(s)||Major General Michael Ellis Hicks and Jean Hilary Hicks|
Life and work
Hicks was educated at Eton College, and subsequently at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, graduating in 1978 with an Art History MA. Hicks then continued to study at Emory University, Georgia, USA to read Art and Business.
Hicks is the author of The Global Art Compass: New Directions in 21st Century Art, a survey of 21st century art. Hicks has curated several exhibitions, including Raymond Pettibon and Marko Maetamm at Kumu, Art Museum of Estonia and of the Moscow Conceptualist Nikita Alexeev at Narrative Projects in London. Hicks is author of several publications on contemporary art, including The School of London, New British Art in the Saatchi Collection and Art Works: Deutsche Bank Collection Group Head Office, Frankfurt.
- Christie's Auction House, 1981 – 1982
- Antiques Across the World, editor, 1982 – 1985
- Antique, editor, 1985 – 1996
- Deutsche Bank, 1996 – 2016
Hicks lives in London with his wife and has two daughters.
List of Publications
|1989||The School of London, Phaidon Press|
|1989||New British Art in the Saatchi Collection, Thames & Hudson|
|1996||Contemporary Art at Deutsche Bank, London, Deutsche Bank|
|2000||Art Works British and German Contemporary Art: 1960–2000, Merrell Publishing and Deutsche Bank|
|2011||Art Works: Deutsche Bank Collection, Group Head Office Frankfurt, Hatje Kantz|
|2014||The Global Art Compass: New Directions in 21st Century Art, Thames & Hudson|
|2015||The Global Art Compass: New Directions in 21st Century Art, Turkish Edition, Yapi Kredi'|