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To See Clearly: Why Ruskin Matters

Date Thursday 2nd May 2019
Time 19:00 until
Meet At Central Library, Carpenter Room
Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield
S1 1XZ
Organised By Sheffield Libraries
Description Dr Suzanne Fagence Cooper delves into Ruskin's writings and uncovers the dizzying beauty and clarity of his vision. Whether he was examining the exquisite carvings of a medieval cathedral or the mass-produced wares of Victorian industry, chronicling the beauties of Venice and Florence or his own descent into old age and infirmity, Ruskin saw vividly the glories and the contradictions of life, and taught us how to see them as well. Dr Suzanne Fagence Cooperis currently Honorary Visiting Fellowat the University of York where she is curating a major exhibition onRuskin and JMW Turner.She is the author of Effie: The Passionate Livesof Effie Gray, John Ruskin and John Everett Millais, adapted for film as Effie Gray in 2014. 2019 marks the bicentenary of Ruskin's birth and this is part of a season of talks, events and activities at Sheffield Central Library celebrating the ideas and legacies of John Ruskin Events are all free but must be booked in advance via
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Primary Focus General Interest
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