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Robert Hewison on Ruskin and architecture and how he developed his critique of capitalism

Cultural historian Robert Hewison on: how Ruskin developed his ideas about architecture and rise of Gothic architecture; the Seven Lamps of Architecture; his book Venice: Paradise of cities; how he developed a critique of capitalism in writing the book; his work as Turner’s executor and whether he destroyed Turner’s erotic drawings; and his setting up of the Guild of St George, which influenced the work of the National Trust and ecological movements.

November 25, 2012 by Editor
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