September 9, 2016 Intercontinental, Almaty, Kazakhstan|Art as an asset

 

ALISTAIR HICKS
Author of Global Art
Compass and curator
United Kingdom

 Alistair Hicks worked as Senior Curator at Deutsche Bank for twenty years, where he was involved in naming the sixty floors of the Frankfurt headquarters after artists from around the world. His latest book is a survey of 21st art, The Global Art Compass, Thames and Hudson (2014). In November 2015 Yapi Kredi published a Turkish edition with an extra chapter on Turkish artists. Hicks has been an art critic for such diverse publications as The Spectator, The Times and Vogue. He wrote School of London (Phaidon, 1989) and New British Art in the Saatchi Collection, (Thames & Hudson, 1989). In 2015 he curated two one-man exhibitions at Kumu, the National Gallery of Estonia, those of Raymond Pettibon and Marko Maetamm. Also he curated an exhibition of Moscow Conceptualist Nikita Alexeev's work.