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Quote of the day, June 16

Kenneth Clark, from Civilisation (1969)

“We are so much accustomed to the humanitarian outlook that we forget how little it counted in earlier ages of civilisation. 122 more words


Article: The Remains of Slavery

‘The Remains of Slavery’ by Fezeka Mkhabela

After my Image Creation professor had allowed us a moment to think of how we would describe ourselves in a manner which doesn’t include racial identity or religious affiliation she asked some of us to share with the floor our notions. 765 more words


• Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square

Visit: 24th May 2015

We arrived from Bamberg into Würzburg railway station surrounded by local youngsters dressed in Dirndls and Lederhosen. Perhaps there was some kind of folk event going on that weekend, we thought, or perhaps this is just how young people like to dress in Bavaria. 676 more words


Review - One Hundred Details by Kenneth Clark

Category: Non-Fiction, Art History – Hardback: 160 pages – Publisher: Harrison & Sons – Source: Public Library
First Published: 1938

Okay, so this is not so much a review as a sharing of treasure. 668 more words

! Book Review

RACIAL BIAS & What Dolls Can Tell Us About Race in America #ABCnews

Good Morning America, Oct. 11, 200.

A new short film by a New York City high school student asks how far our society has come in its attitude toward race since the 1940s. 168 more words


Rubens and His Legacy: Van Dyck to Cezanne (Review)

‘Even had he not felt a natural fondness for fat girls,’ writes Kenneth Clark in The Nude, ‘ would have looked for accidents of the flesh as necessary to his system of modelling. 912 more words


War Artists (Part 2)

Many war artists were appointed by their government to record military activities and conflict events for propaganda tool or educational purpose. But there were several exceptions. 473 more words