T. J. Clark (art historian)

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Timothy James "T. J." Clark (born 12 April 1943) is a British art historian and writer. He taught art history in a number of universities in England and the United States, including Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley.

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T. J. Clark
BornTimothy James Clark
(1943-04-12) 12 April 1943 (age 80)
Bristol, England
OccupationArt historian, writer
Notable worksThe Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and his Followers
SpouseAnne Wagner

Clark has been influential in developing the field of art history, examining modern paintings as an articulation of the social and political conditions of modern life. His orientation is distinctly leftist, and he has often referred to himself as a Marxist.[1][2]