The Pharaoh’s Last Hurrah: Saatchi Gallery Exhibition is Your Last Opportunity to See Tutankhamun Outside of Egypt.

Inès Rodier, BA Development Studies and Politics “The aim of the exhibition is then to replicate the unparalleled sensation of the discovery of the sacred place.” The Saatchi Gallery is currently hosting the ‘Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh’ exhibition, which runs from 2 November 2019 until 3 May 2020.  This exhibition, displaying the artefacts […]

Exhibition Review: “I am British Petroleum: King of Exploitation, King of Injustice”

Yasmin Elsouda, BA International Relations The British Museum (BM) partnered with British Petroleum (BP) to present “I am Ashurbanipal: King of the World, King of Assyria”. The exhibition began late last year and has just ended. This brings forward multiple questions: How did BP get hold of the items on display? What was the underlying […]

Disobedient Objects: The V&A

Jenny Williams, BA Social Anthropology It is hardly what you would deem subversive. The nature of the display reflects the norm of a modern art museum in a major city, perhaps not what you might expect from the traditional V&A, with its grand cases of costumes through the ages, delicate ceramics and Renaissance sculpture. It is […]