Faculty Dr James Hicks, Consultant Lecturer
PhD, University of Hertfordshire; MA, History of Art, Goldsmiths; BA History of Art, James Madison University.
James Hicks is a Consultant Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute. His interests lie in British art history as well as modern and contemporary visual culture. At Sotheby's Institute James has lectured on the history of fine art, modern and contemporary art, and the culture of London's art fairs.
In addition to his work at Sotheby’s Institute, he lectures at the Tate galleries and the National Portrait Gallery. He also lectures at James Madison University and Pepperdine University on humanities and visual culture.
He has contributed to such publications as Tate's Galleries Handbook
. Anna Moszynska, Consultant Lecturer, MA Contemporary Art
MA, History of Art, Courtauld Institute, University of London; BA (Hons) English and History of Art, UCL.
Anna Moszynska is a Consultant Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute where she pioneered the study of contemporary art. She directed the first courses in the subject during the late 1980s and oversaw the development of these into an MA in 1995.
Her interests lie in the history of contemporary art and she has lectured widely on British, European, American and Middle Eastern practice. She is also concerned with the problematic issue of medium specificity. Her books include Abstract Art
(Thames and Hudson, London, 1990) and Antony Gormley Drawing
(British Museum, London, 2002) and she has contributed numerous essays to anthologies, books and catalogues. She is a freelance art critic for BBC Radio. Read more... Dr. Iain Robertson, Head of Art Business Studies, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
PhD on the emerging art markets of Greater China, City University, London in 2000. In addition to over 100 articles for the arts and national press Iain Robertson writes a column on the art market for the quarterly Australian Art Market Report
. His book, Understanding International Art Markets and Management
, was published in 2005. This book was followed by The Art Business
(2008). A third book, A New Art from Emerging Markets
was published in March 2011. Iain has contributed to additional publications, such as a chapter on Taiwan in James Goodwin’s The International Art Market
. The Essential Guide for collectors and investors (2008) and a chapter on China’s art market in Jonathan Harris’ Globalization and Contemporary Art: A Convergence of People and Ideas
(2011). Dr. Pierre Saurisse
Dr. Saurisse completed his Ph.D. in France, and he is an associate member of the research team “Art History and Criticism”, based at the University of Rennes (France). Before he joined Sotheby’s Institute of Art, he taught contemporary art at the University of Aix-Marseille. In 2007 he published a book on chance in European and American art in the 1960s (La Mécanique de L’Imprévisible
). Other publications include articles in Histoire de l’Art, Beaux-Arts Magazine
and Critique d’art
. He is currently working on an essay about Gilbert & George, based on his participation in the conference Sculpture & Performance that was recently held at the Henry Moore Institute. Joshua White
Joshua White is a professional art historian and lecturer. He has also been a lecturer on board P & O's cruise liner The Ventura
and a lecturer and guide in The History of Art, Design and Visual Culture in the Tate Britain, Tate Modern and The Courtauld Gallery among others.>
£950; the fee includes lectures, panels, guided tours, lunches, fair tickets each day, transportation, receptions and course material.
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