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Detailed description :Relire Ruskin

Relire Ruskin

Under the direction of Fabrice  Douar, Matthias Waschek

Contributions by Antoine Compagnon, Stephen Bann, David Barrie, Anthony Burton, Pascal Griener, Stephen Wildman, Richard Wollheim

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Ardent defender of Turner and the principle of art as a universal language, champion of gothic art, arts and crafts, and the Pre-Raphaelite movement, precursor of the art for art’s sake movement, setting an aesthetic utopia against the economic and social reality, John Ruskin (1819-1900) was also actively involved in the political debate of his country through his support of socialist ideals that aimed at the unity of art and life.

Texts by John Ruskin published for the first time in French.


Principes et théories de l’histoire de l’art

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256 pages, paperback with flaps, 13 x 21 cm, 20 color and 44 black-and-white illustrations.

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Proceedings of the lectures held at the Musée du Louvre from March 8 to April 5, 2001.

ISBN French
French only


École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts