Mark Gisbourne is a former Tutor, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London; Lecturer, Slade School of Fine Art, University College, University of London; and Post-Graduate Senior Lecturer in Post-war and Contemporary Art, at Sotheby's Institute (Manchester University Master's Programme). A former President of the British Art Critics Association (AICA), and International Vice President. He co-organised the World Congress of Art Critics at Tate Modern, 2000. A curator and critic his many publications include Berlin Art Now (Thames & Hudson, English and German editions, 2006), Double Act: Two Artists One-Expression (Prestel, German and English editions 2007), and among his recent books are TERRAE 'Manel Armengol' (Turner Books, English and Spanish editions 2010); Martin Assig; Vasen, Gipfel, Menschen (Schirmer/Mosel English/German, 2010); Ann Wolff (Kerber, German and English editions). Books on photography documenting the building of Brasilia, and contributions to 'POLISH', a new book on Polish contemporary art are forthcoming. He currently lives and works in Berlin.