A History of Modern Art in 73 lectures by David Clarke

solubleshark A History of Modern Art in 73 Lectures by David Clarke is now available online at Prof Clarke’s personal YouTube Channel solubleshark!

It is a series of lectures originally given to students of FINE2028 Vision and Crisis (2015-2016), FINE2029 Modernity and Discontents (2015-2016), and FINE2030 Towards the Global (2016-2017) at the University of Hong Kong. With David’s retirement, it is hoped that these edited sound recordings may help share his knowledge with a wider public, and continue to inspire individuals.

Prof Clarke’s words on this lecture series
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Recap on the retirement party
Click here for the video highlight and here for photos.

Asian Art Essay Competition 2016-2017

This is a call for entries for the annual University of Hong Kong Museum Society Asian Art Essay Prize. A prize of HK$2,000 will be offered to the winner. Please click on the image for details.

30 June 2017
(Final year students)
18 September 2017
(Other students)

Previous winning essays are available here.

Asian Art Essay Prize 2015-2016

Congratulations go to Park Sae Him as the winner of the 2015-16 Asian Art Essay Prize sponsored by the University of Hong Kong Museum Society. Park’s essay is entitled “Building the National identity: The Study of Japanese Government-General Building (1926-1995).” (read) Congratulations go to Zheng Shiyu as well for awarding an honorable mention for her essay “Archaism and the Search for the Self: An Interpretation of Wang Hui’s (1632-1717) Landscape.” (read) The Department of Fine Arts would like to thank all students who put in extra effort to submit revised essays for the University of Hong Kong Museum Society Asian art essay prize competition. While we can only choose one winner each year, we appreciate the enthusiasm and accomplishments generated by all the applicants.