MARK GISBOURNE: Stratford-on-Avon, in England (1948). Educated in Rome, and Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, where he was a tutor. Lecturer Master’s Programme, Slade School of Art, University College, University of London, and Senior Lecturer Sotheby’s Institute, Masters Programmes (accreditation University of Manchester). A former President of the British Art Critics Association (AICA), and an International Vice-President who co-organised the World Congress of Art Critics, Tate Modern at its opening in 2000. He is an international curator of numerous exhibitions, and a writer of a dozen books and over two hundred and fifty catalogue essays, having been published in over twenty languages. He currently lives and works in Berlin.