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The Lamp Of Memory

Author : John Ruskin
ISBN : 9780141963181
Genre : Architecture
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John Ruskin overturned Victorian society’s ideas about art and architecture, arguing that ancient buildings must be conserved for their deep, mystical links with the past and that creative design is essential – not for financial gain, but to communicate eternal human truths. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves – and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives – and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.
Category: Architecture

The Lamp Of Memory

Author : Michael Wheeler
ISBN : 0719037107
Genre : Architecture
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Category: Architecture

The Seven Lamps Of Architecture

Author : John Ruskin
ISBN : 9780486136325
Genre : Architecture
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Classic work by great Victorian expresses his deepest convictions of the nature and role of architecture and its aesthetics. Authoritative edition includes reproductions of 14 plates of Ruskin's architectural drawings.
Category: Architecture

Monument Moment And Memory

Author : Ronald R. Bernier
ISBN : 9780838756713
Genre : Art
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By the end of the nineteenth century, a mode of painting captured instantaneity had come to be seen as an appropriate and characteristically Impressionist means of depictin its subject, when that subject was understood to be our variable perception in nature. In May of 1895, however, capriciously it seemed to some, to the facade of a Gothic cathedral. Struck by the curious choice a medieval monument as subject matter, critics, used to about instantaneity, continued to lay emphasis on a theme of temporality, and this was addressed in two but related ways. First, there was the matter of perception - the temporality that is involved in engaging visually with near impenetrable surfaces of individual canvases...
Category: Art

Light The Lamp

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ISBN : 9789814465380
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Marcel Proust

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9780791076590
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An avid critic and translator, Marcel Proust is best remembered as author of the semi-autobiographical long novel of French expressionism, The Remembrance of Things Past.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Historical And Philosophical Issues In The Conservation Of Cultural Heritage

Author : Nicholas Stanley Price
ISBN : 0892363983
Genre : Art
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This is the first comprehensive collection of texts on the conservation of art and architecture to be published in the English language. Designed for students of art history as well as conservation, the book consists of forty-five texts, some never before translated into English and many originally published only in obscure or foreign journals. The thirty major art historians and scholars represented raise questions such as when to restore, what to preserve, and how to maintain aesthetic character. Readings come from the work of such writers as Ruskin, Berenson, Clive Bell, Cesare Brandi, Kenneth Clark, Erwin Panofsky, E.H. Gombrich, Marie Cl. Berducou, and Paul Philippot. The fully illustrated book also contains references, a glossary of terms, and an index.
Category: Art

The Genius Of John Ruskin

Author : John Ruskin
ISBN : 0813917891
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume powerfully demonstrates the range and inexhaustible vitality of Ruskin's prose and will once again become an indispensable reference for Victorianists from a range of disciplines.
Category: Literary Criticism

Selections From The Works Of John Ruskin

Author : John Ruskin
ISBN : 9783847202363
Genre : Fiction
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
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