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Ruskin

John. 1819--1900, English art critic and social reformer. He was a champion of the Gothic Revival and the Pre-Raphaelites and saw a close connection between art and morality. From about 1860 he argued vigorously for social and economic planning. His works include Modern Painters (1843--60), The Stones of Venice (1851--53), Unto this Last (1862), Time and Tide (1867), and Fors Clavigera (1871--84)
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Trade unions have financed Ruskin College for scholarships since the Twenties.
That Ruskin is centrally concerned with the ideal in Modern Painters I (1843) is indicated at the outset, in his Preface to the first edition, where he declares his purpose to vindicate "the most exalted truth, and the highest ideal of landscape that this or any other age has ever witnessed" (3:4).
Dr John Siderov, professor and head of department, Vision and Hearing Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University
In section two, Ruskin and Stephen are introduced, respectively, as the art critic trespassing on the specialised domain of political economy and the arbiter of who had the authority to speak on economic matters.
The Renaissance and Reformation brought changes to Europe, along with different styles of art and architecture--baroque and mannerist--which Ruskin detested.
Anglia Ruskin University does not have any sites available on which to locate the new accommodation and it is essential that prospective bidders can provide their own sites for this scheme.
Mary lived in Earlsdon in the 1930s while nine-year-old Ruskin is a pupil at Hearsall School.
The second of these volumes is one of the most important works on Ruskin to have been published in the last few decades.
The Dickmans' ancestors were the early developers of Ruskin and named the town after John Ruskin, the British social critic and humanist.
Eventually, Ruskin spirits Effie up to Scotland with Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge), who has been commissioned to paint a portrait of the eminent critic.
But such deficiencies should not be surprising and, in relation to the knowledge horizon of the previous centuries and of his fellow Victorians, Ruskin played a pioneering part.
To this tradition of cultural conservatism, Ruskin brought distinctive rhetorical gifts and the particular insights of the most important art historian of the age.