Happy 200th Birthday, John Ruskin!
Ruskin's progressive values and principles are very much embedded at Anglia Ruskin today.
Please watch and enjoy this short video of our namesake's work and history.
#JohnRuskin fact: "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."
6 days until John Ruskin's 200th birthday.
Fact about John Ruskin: 'Modern Painters' (1843–60) is a five-volume work by John Ruskin, which he begun at the age of 24.
His first purpose was to insist on the “truth” of the depiction of Nature in Turner’s landscape paintings.