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Remembered for Looking at Pictures (1960), Animals and Men (1977), and other popular books on the topics of art history and aesthetics, Clark is also notable as the producer, writer, and host of an internationally acclaimed BBC documentary series titled Civilisation.
After studying at Trinity College, Oxford, he became a curator at the Ashmolean Museum. In 1933, he was hired as the National Gallery’s youngest-ever director.
He published a 1977 autobiography titled The Other Half.
How did Kenneth Clark die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||79 years|
|Birthday||July 13, 1903|
|Death date||May 21, 1983|
|Place of death||Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process."Kenneth Clark
"A lot of people you think you know you don't know until you find out you don't know then it may be too late to know."Kenneth Clark
"All great civilizations, in their early stages, are based on success in war."Kenneth Clark
"The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing, civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary, ignorant people."Kenneth Clark
"Children who are treated as if they are uneducable almost invariably become uneducable."Kenneth Clark