Fifty Years of Art: The Hiscox Collection 1970-2020: Gary Hume and Sol Calero explore 50 years of Collecting
Whitney Hintz and Laura Smith
To celebrate its fiftieth birthday, this comprehensive new catalogue records the breadth of art held in the international Hiscox Collection, as seen through the eyes of two celebrated contemporary artists. Edited by Whitney Hintz and Laura Smith.
Global insurer Hiscox have been collecting modern and contemporary art for fifty years, and their significant collection comprises 1000 works by international artists at the forefront of contemporary practice. Including work by Etel Adnan, Nan Goldin, David Hockney, Joan Miró, Eduardo Paolozzi and Pablo Picasso, the collection will be on public view for the first time in two consecutive displays at Whitechapel Gallery: the first curated by British painter Gary Hume (b.1962) and the second by Berlin-based Venezualean artist Sol Calero (b.1982 ).
The catalogue will include contributions by both artistcurators, as well as colour illustrations of every work in the collection.
Whitney Hintz is Curator of the Hiscox Collection.
Laura Smith is Curator at Whitechapel Gallery