3 June 2014

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Beyond Civilisation – Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation

Tate Britain Alison Black artseer.wordpress.com If you are looking for Civilisation in Tate Britain’s Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation, you will have to keep on looking until the sixth and final room of the exhibition.  And when you do find the 1960s television series, all you will see is a smallish screen showing clips on […]

21 May 2013

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Melting Cultural Frame-works

Melting Cultural Frame-works   Big metropolises such as London, New York, Shanghai, not to mention New Delhi or Mumbai are going to get even bigger in future, turning into mega-regions. They are busy cross-roads of ideas, concepts, and cultures, where immigrants often transform the dominant civilisation, whilst adjusting to a new way of life.   […]