EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY'S HISTORY, CLASSICS AND ARCHAEOLOGY MAGAZINE
What is the relationship between art and power? How is power exercised in the display of artwork in museums and galleries? Ash Tomkins discusses these questions and more through an analysis of a ‘degenerate art’ show in Nazi Germany and a modern-day auction of Adolf Hitler’s paintings.
HMT Empire Windrush brought hundreds of migrants from Commonwealth countries with the promise of employment and prosperity; what greeted them was discrimination and racism. Ash Tomkins discusses the impact of Britain’s hostile post-war immigration policy, the effects of which are felt to this day.