STL/STM Theology/Philosophy, Rome, 1978-1981. [Joint Masters Philosophy/Theology] BA Hons, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, 1985. Research Ph.D. Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, Madness, Mediums, and Marginalia in France: 1801-1928. [1986-94]
Visiting Professor Cleveland Institute of Art, Lacoste, 1987/88/89/90/91 Cezanne, Van Gogh, and Matisse at Nice; 1992/93 Artists and the South of France, 1992/93 (six week summer courses); 1987 Dada and Surrealism in Paris: 1919-47, (fifteen week autumn semester). Lecturer of Art History: Art History/British Civilisation Programme, University of Connecticut, City University, London., 1988/89/90/91/92/93. Fall semester English Romantic Painting and Sculpture, 1790-1848; Winter/Spring semester Italian Renaissance Painting and Sculpture,1400-1500, and the Netherlandish Renaissance 1400-70. Visiting Professor to the University of Bucharest (English and Aesthetics Department/Institute of Fine Arts/Institute of Art History), Bucharest; Twentieth Century Art lecture series, May, 1991. Courtauld Institute of Art. B.A. Course Contemporary Art in London - What is Post-Modernism, Spring Term, 1992. Courtauld Institute of Art. B.A. General Course Supervision 1st Year Students, Spring and Summer Terms, 1992. (From Romanticism to Contemporary Art c.1780-1960) University of East Anglia, Primitivism in Twentieth Century Art, Spring Term, 1992 (SUBSEQUENTLY DECLINED) ACM. Associated Colleges of the Mid-West Programme, English Painting and Sculpture, 1750-1851 (From Hogarth to the Death of Turner), ([HALF-SEMESTER] April-May, 1992). Visiting Lecturer to La Maison Française, New York, February, 1993; Gestures in Solitude: From Pollock and Twombly to Gonn Mosny. Lecturer Sotheby's Education Studies, Master's Degree in Post-War and Contemporary Art [post-1945] (validated by the University of Manchester). From September 1993 onwards. Lecturer (The Slade School of Art) [UCL] Second Year BA's Lecture [series of ten lectures] Difference and Deviance: The `Body', `Consciousness' and the `Avant Garde' [Mid-Nineteenth Century to Today]; Autumn Term, 1994. Lecturer (The Slade School of Art) [University College London] First Year MA's Art as Language/Language as Art. Ongoing series of twelve lectures and seminars on writer-theorists and their ideas over the last fifty years. (To include in first term Bataille, Benjamin, Sartre, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Bachelard, and Adorno' in second term Lacan, Kristeva, Foucault, Baudrillard, Lyotard and Derrida). Thirf term dissertation and examination supervision. Lecturer (The Slade School of Art) [University College London], MA Course and Dissertation Supervisor [1994-96]. Full-time Senior Lecturer in Post-War and Contemporary Art, post-graduate course MA in Post-War and Contemporary Art, Sotheby's Institute [affiliate Institute of University of Manchester], 1996 (ongoing). From 1996/7 to be MA in Contemporary Art: Art After 1960 . Left and moved to Berlin in 2002. Visiting Professor to the University of Sassari, Sardegna, November, 2006; Dipartimento di Teorie e Ricerche dei Systemi Culturali, Università di Sassari, Sardegna, 2006.
British Section Treasurer (AICA) - Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art - International Association of Art Critics, 1992-94. British Section President (AICA) - Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art - International Association of Art Critics, 1994-97, Interim 2000. British Section Vice- President (AICA) - Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art - International Association of Art Critics, 1998-2000. International Vice-President (AICA) - Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art - International Association of Art Critics, 1999-2002.
1967-71 Police Officer, Warwickshire Constabulary. 1971-72 Civil Servant, Foreign Office Legalisation and Visa, London. 1972-77 Company Director, Vischschoonmaker Galleries International, London, New York, and Jersey (Channel Islands). 1977-82 Franciscan Friar (Order of Friars Minor), Chilworth, Canterbury, and Rome. 1982-85 Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. 1985-86 Assistent Curator, The Outsider Archive, London. 1986-94 Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, Phd Registration.
VARIOUS LECTURE VENUES
Former Resident Lecturer Stanley Picker Trust. Twentieth Century Associate Lecturer, Sotheby's Educational Department 1988-1995, appointed Sotheby's Institute [Full-Time Lecturer] 1996. Modern Art Studies, 1990-94 Christies 1990-93 Tate Gallery, (Tate Britain and Tate Modern) London and Liverpool; lectures on Twentieth Century Art, and specialised subjects for their exhibition programme. History of Art Studies Programme, London. National Gallery of Art, London. Hayward Gallery 1996-2000. British Museum/British Library on the "`Incunabula' (Early Printed Books)," (1988-1990). Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK. Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London, 1999.
Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, 2000-2002
Universität der Künste, Berlin, 2004
For all other British and International venues (contact for list)