John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye

Detail from the Pass of St Gottard by John Ruskin

In this lecture, author and cultural historian, Robert Hewison, presents an introduction to eminent Victorian art critic John Ruskin, and examines how encounters with significant works of art, by artists such as Fra Angelico, Giotto, Tintoretto, Veronese and Turner, formed major milestones in his career and influenced both his writing and thinking.

Please note that Two Temple Place will re-open at 6pm, and the exhibition will be available to view before the lecture. The cafe will not be open, though light snacks and refreshments will be available through our gift shop.

This lecture has been programmed as part of a series of events to accompany the exhibition John Ruskin: The Power of Seeing. For more public events, please click here.

This is a fundraising event to support the Winter Exhibition Programme at Two Temple Place. Any proceeds from this event with go towards enabling our Family Activity Programme to remain free of charge.

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