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British art critic (1819-1900)

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This Ruskinian reminder is particularly important for the mainstream of late twentieth-century British architecture, which tends to subsume all aesthetic and symbolic issues within innovative structural and programmatic arguments.
Interestingly, Michael Field's preface to Sight and Song appears, at least at first, to announce their purpose of looking at art with a Ruskinian "innocent eye":
Hill's superb book presents another layer of evidence about the development of Turner's art and the Ruskinian theory that accounts for it.
Nevertheless, Unto This Last is crucial to any discussion of Ruskinian economics, even in the late works.
As a piece of pure Ruskinian nature painting, with a beautifully, although not insistently, pointed Christian moral, Our English Coasts, known as Strayed Sheep (1852; Tate, UK) can take its place alongside Constable's best as one of the great masterpieces of 19th-century landscape.
Although projection is involved, this is not simply an example of Romantic projection, where the tree's death is overwritten by some transcendental myth that leaves the tree quo tree behind; nor is the tree a Ruskinian type, "the symbolizing of Divine attributes in matter" (Works, 4:210).
I am in no position to judge whether his brisk summaries of scientific thought are accurate or not, but I hope they are more precise than his description of Ruskinian `savageness', which Jencks says was'a raw relation to truth outside the human condition'.
31) In the first lecture, which considers the Realistic schools of painting, Ruskin refers at length to Rossetti, who in the 1850s had been a close friend and the leading exponent of the Ruskinian interpretation of PreRaphaelitism.
A celibate whose Ruskinian interest in natural beauty focussed upon the landscape and the innocent child or youth, Hopkins has not often been written of in sexual language or been critically analyzed for sexual themes and attitudes.
Phimister argues that Morris' familiar views of "the illuminated manuscript [as] a source of inspiration and design, and perhaps most important of all a link with the medieval craftsman" have Ruskinian origins, and draws a parallel between Ruskin's declaration (in 1854 lectures on the principles of manuscript-illumination reported in The Builder), that "white lines or dots [in thirteenth-century illumination] were most judiciously and effectively introduced for the purpose of gradating colours," and Morris' much later remark (in "Some Notes on the Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages," 1894), that "the colour.
19) In the first two paragraphs, they claim that they suppress their personal responses and work toward a Ruskinian ideal of the innocent eye that will see "objectively" what the images are, in Arnoldian terms, "in themselves.
In Foix's view, recorded in another notebook entry from 1911, d' Ors's style was characterized by "fin-de-siecle preciosity and decadence," producing "Pre-Raphaelite, Ruskinian, and even Wildean effects which do not fade despite the strong classicizing compulsion of the commentator, so lucid, intelligent, astute, and incisive.
While modernism renounced certain aspects of Ruskin's work, such as his retreat from modernity and his nostalgic backward glance at the Gothic, the moderns retained more of their Ruskinian inheritance than they threw away" (Welman, 2001: 209).
She is stuck with the Ruskinian service ethic and the pervasive Victorian fantasy of the good woman who goes down into Samaria and rescues the fallen man--nurse, guide, mother, adjunct of the race.