J ruskin

Ruskin

[ruhs-kin]
noun
John, 1819–1900, English author, art critic, and social reformer.

Ruskinian, Ruskinean, adjective
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Ruskin (ˈrʌskɪn)
 
n
John. 1819--1900, English art critic and social reformer. He was a champion of the Gothic Revival and the Pre-Raphaelites and saw a close connection between art and morality. From about 1860 he argued vigorously for social and economic planning. His works include Modern Painters (1843--60), The Stones of Venice (1851--53), Unto this Last (1862), Time and Tide (1867), and Fors Clavigera (1871--84)

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