John Ruskin

(1819- 1900) An English art critic and social thinker, also remembered as a poet and artist. His essays on art and architecture were extremely influential in the Victorian and Edwardian eras and the Arts and Crafts movement. Ruskin believed that art communicated an understanding of nature, and that authentic artists should reject inherited conventions, and study and appreciate effects of form and color by direct observation. With contemporary William Morris, Ruskin had an influence on the founding of the National Trust.



 

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1/26/2018
The Butterfly Effect: Ben Macklowe Discusses Mystery Behind ...

In the January 2018 issue of Avenue, columnist Carol Brodie features an ornate French Art Nouveau 18-karat gold and enamel butterfly brooch from Macklowe Gallery In Hidden Gems, Brodie speaks with President  More>>

1/8/2018
ATG Features Winter Antiques Show Exhibitor Macklowe Gallery

Long-time Winter Antiques Show exhibitor, Macklowe Gallery, is featured in the January issue of Antiques Trade Gazette. Editor Katherine Boyle sits down with President Benjamin Macklowe, who describes the “enduring  More>>

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