The Life and Work of JOHN RUSKIN

  • Carlyle's House

Description

  • Pop-Up, Something A Little Different and Theatre/Arts
  • Tickets from £15.00
  • N/A
  • Thu, 2nd May 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

The friendship between art critic, painter and social thinker John Ruskin and philosopher and essayist Thomas Carlyle has been hailed as “one of the most powerful, sustained, and influential relationships between major literary figures of nineteenth century England.” The letters exchanged between these two pre-eminent Victorian Sages show their profound influence on one another’s work and thinking.

In this talk we invite you into Carlyle’s living room - beautifully preserved by the National Trust - to hear the cultural historian Robert Hewison celebrate the bicentenary of Ruskin's birth in 1819. Hewison will investigate Ruskin’s life and work in the context of his times and illustrate their relevance to the present day.

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ROBERT HEWISON
Robert Hewison is a recognised expert on the work of John Ruskin, publishing his first study, John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye in 1976. He has written several books on Ruskin since, and he co-curated the exhibition Ruskin, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites at Tate Britain in 2000. He is a Visiting Professor at the Ruskin Library and Research Centre at Lancaster University, a Trustee of the Ruskin Foundation, and a former Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford. In 2010 Yale University Press published his Ruskin on Venice: “The Paradise of Cities”. He has also published widely on aspects of 20th century British cultural history. His latest book, Ruskin and his Contemporaries is published by Pallas Athene in September 2018. Robert Hewison chairs the co-ordinating committee for Ruskin's bicentenary celebrations, Ruskin To-Day. ruskinto-day.org

Tickets £15 including a glass of prosecco.

Tickets/Times

Ticket Event time Cost
Salon Ticket Includes a glass of prosecco 19:00 - 20:15 £15.00

Location

Address

Carlyle's House 24 Cheyne Row SW3 5HL


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A Curious Invitation

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