Robert Alexander CUMMING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-05-31
Education Trinity Hall Cambridge (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations all things European, family life, making and collecting, golf, shooting, wine, beekeeping
Clubs Arts, Anathema, Aula, Caledonian
Style Prof Robert Cumming
Career author, art critic, broadcaster, curator; called to the Bar Middle Temple 1967 (Harmsworth scholar); practising barrister 1967-69, Hambros Bank 1970-71, lectr Tate Gallery 1974-78, dir Christie's Fine Arts Course 1978-88, chm Christie's Education 1988-2000, chm Christie's International Art Studies 1998-2000; pres: Christie's Education Inc (USA), Christie's Éducation (France); tstee: Christie's Educn Trust 1986-2000, Project Street Life 2004-06; memb: Exhbns Sub-Ctee Arts Cncl 1984-88, Cncl Friends of the Tate Gallery 1983-1995, Thames and Chiltern Regnl Ctee Nat Trust 1990-96; chm Contemporary Art Soc 1988-90; patron Royal Soc of Br Sculptors 1998-2006; ptnr Jenkins & Beckers Wine Merchants 1994-; external examiner: Univ of London 1976-80, Univ of Glasgow 1988-92; Buckingham Partnership 1998-2005, chm Exec Bd (British progs) Boston Univ London 2005-, adjunct prof of art history Boston Univ 2008-; tstee Great Linford Art Centre Milton Keynes 2013-; writing awards: Silver Pencil Award Utrecht 1982, TES Sr Info Book Award 1983, Premio Europeo di Letteratura Giovainle Pier Paolo Vergerio Padua 1985; memb Gray's Inn 1969; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Painter-Stainers 2009; FRSA 1990
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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