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The Gothic and the Self

https://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/the-picture-of-dorian-gray-art-ethics-and-the-artist?utm_t

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Black Lives Matter changed my life, and my interracial marriage, for the better

by Tineka Smith In a defining year as an African American woman, I realised my white British husband will always be learning about race. ‘For a long while, my husband couldn’t understand, let alone appreciate, just how different the path I tread is from his own.’ Photograph: Roy Hsu/Getty Images/Uppercut Tue 29 Dec 2020 08.00 … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 2. Private Space & Public Space, 7. Diversity & Inclusion, AMCT°_1-3-Equalities and inequalities, LLCE1°_2-3-Confrontation to difference | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Black Lives Matter changed my life, and my interracial marriage, for the better

Tate restaurant 1920s mural depicted as racist

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/aug/04/tate-removes-reference-to-amusing-restaurant-after-racist-images-in-mural-draw-anger Exclusive: gallery removes reference to venue as ‘most amusing room in Europe’ as calls grow for artwork’s removal The mural in the Rex Whistler restaurant depicts the enslavement of a black child and other racist imagery. Tate Britain has removed a reference to its restaurant as “the most amusing room in Europe” after complaints … Continuer la lecture »

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Donegal locals campaign to turn beached boat into work of art.

Ireland Bád Eddie, AKA Eddie’s Boat, on a beach in Gweedore, County Donegal, has featured in a Clannad video. Photograph: Brian Lawrence/Alamy Fishing vessel Bád Eddie has become a tourist attraction since being abandoned on a Gweedore beach in 1977 link to article

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Architects hope to tear down garden fences of England’s future homes.

Finalists in design contest plan communal gardens to boost social integration on estates Direct link to The Guardian By Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent Sun 23 Aug 2020 15.13 BST Igloo has proposed car-free, self-build estates with communal gardens. Photograph: Homes for the Future Could it be farewell to the traditional back garden? Architects shortlisted by … Continuer la lecture »

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A fascinating guided tour of 500 years of Medicine History

Featuring three thousand objects and covering an area equivalent to 1,500 hospital beds, Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries is the magnificent new home for the most significant medical collections in the world. Showcasing extraordinary medical artefacts from the collections of Henry Wellcome and the Science Museum Group, including the world’s first MRI scanner, Fleming’s penicillin mould, … Continuer la lecture »

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18th and 19th centuries Indian painting: when Art meets History

Guest curated by renowned writer and historian William Dalrymple, Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company is the first UK exhibition of works by Indian master painters commissioned by East India Company officials in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It is an unprecedented opportunity to see these vivid and highly original paintings … Continuer la lecture »

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Steve McQueen unveils his epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils

Turner Prize-winning artist and Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen unveils his epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils This epic display of portraits appears in a year when Britain’s education system has been challenged as never before. These photographs of all Year 3 pupils in London schools show the old ordinary life with entire classes posed … Continuer la lecture »

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Tackling racism on social media : who is responsible?

  Tackling racism on social media is just the tip of the iceberg By Owen Jones   Amid the anger over Wiley’s bigoted tirade, let’s not forget the newspapers that have been peddling prejudice for years ‘Grime artist Wiley – with his half a million followers – unleashed a tirade of undiluted antisemitism on to … Continuer la lecture »

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Robert Burns : the making of a national figure

University of Glasgow introduces you to the life, works and global celebrity of Robert Burns

Catégories: 3. Art & Power, AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, LLCE1°_2-1-Love and friendship, LLCET°_2-1-Expressing emotions, LLCET°_2-2-Self-representation | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Robert Burns : the making of a national figure