Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ruskin’s Weather

“But, Ruskin, what is the use of painting such very bad weather?”  And I had no answer, except that, for Copley Fielding and for me, there was no such thing as bad weather, but only different kinds of pleasant weather … Continue reading

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Library Edition of the Works of John Ruskin

Volume 12 of the Library Edition is now available on the Ruskin Library website.  This volume is entitled:  Lectures on Architecture and Painting (Edinburgh, 1853) with Other Papers (1844-1854) Amongst other subjects it includes lectures on J.M.W. Turner, and on the … Continue reading

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New book by Sara Atwood

A new book by an American Ruskin scholar  Sara Atwood:  Ruskin’s Educational Ideals Ashgate, 202 pages, £55 (available from all major book retailers online) Focusing on John Ruskin as a teacher and on his greatest educational work, Fors Clavigera, Sara … Continue reading

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