PRS lecture by Thomas Hughes - 'Ruskin, Pater and Realism'

PRS lecture by Thomas Hughes - 'Ruskin, Pater and Realism'

PRS lecture by Thomas Hughes – ‘The Rose and The Worm: – Ruskin, Pater and ‘Realism’ in Nineteenth Century Painting’.

Venue: Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret Street, Birmingham – Lecture starts at 11.00 a.m.

Describing the landscape painting of J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851), Ruskin develops a theory of a kind of ‘realism’ that combines the conventional nineteenth-century meaning of representing contemporary social reality with Romantic ‘imagination’. Ruskin’s ‘realism’ confronts ...

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2 attendees (None invited)

Venue

Birmingham and Midland Institute
9 Margaret Street