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Professor Clarke, David James 祈大衛

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Professor Clarke, David James 祈大衛

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Clarke, David J

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of LondonB.A.
University of LondonPh.D.
Biography

Professor Clarke obtained his Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. He teaches modern and contemporary art history and theory, with a particular emphasis on the art of Europe, America and Asia. His research has been primarily in the areas of American and Chinese art history, and his sole-author books are: Modern Art: A Graphic Guide, Camden Press, 1987; The Influence of Oriental Thought on Postwar American Painting and Sculpture, Garland Publishing, 1988; Art and Place: Essays on Art from a Hong Kong Perspective, Hong Kong University Press, 1996; Modern Chinese Art, Oxford University Press, 2000; Hong Kong Art: Culture and Decolonization, Reaktion Books, 2001; Reclaimed Land: Hong Kong in Transition, Hong Kong University Press, 2002; Hong Kong x 24 x 365: A Year in the Life of a City, Hong Kong University Press, 2007; Water and Art, Reaktion Books, 2010; and Chinese Art and its Encounter with the World, Hong Kong University Press, 2011. Prof. Clarke’s scholarly articles have been published in journals such as Art HistoryArt JournalJournal of American StudiesOriental ArtPublic CultureThe American Journal of Semiotics, Art CriticismPostcolonial StudiesJournal of Visual CultureEarly Music and Third TextProf. Clarke is the founder and academic director of the Hong Kong Art Archive (http://finearts.hku.hk/hkaa/). He is also active as a photographer. A web-based portfolio of David Clarke’s artwork can be found at: http://finearts.hku.hk/DavidClarkePortfolio/index.htm.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2010-11-01Honorary Fellow, Hong Kong Art School. Awarded November 2010 (‘An Honorary Fellow of the School is prestigiously awarded in recognition of the Fellow’s exceptional contributions to the development of the School, and his/her outstanding achievements in the art education field’). The Hong Kong Art School is a division of the Hong Kong Arts Centre.: Hong Kong Art School
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Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2002-2005memberInternational Committee, College Art Association, USA
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Cultural policy
Art history and theory
Art education
Art
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English英語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English英文
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