In April 2019, Islington Mill Art Academy hosted a workshop at the Whitworth Gallery, reflecting on Ruskin's life and work

In preparation, I read a short biography and became a fan, despite the 'issues'


The little sound-clip was a reflection on certain themes, from his life, that still resonate today

Given my age and my enthusiasm for Ruskin, at the event, I got landed with the role of Ruskin's ghost, taking a crit on one of his works, 'Paestum', which I had only seen a few minutes earlier. It was a close run thing .  .  . 




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