Influence of John Ruskin on the Teaching of Drawing in Brazil

Author: Amaral, Claudio
Year:2012
Pages:132
ISBN:0-7734-1573-4
978-0-7734-1573-7
Price:159.95
This text is the first to examine Ruskin’s architecture as but one product, along with his political and philosophical views, of his internal logic. The text further examines the influence of that logic on Brazil’s industrialization efforts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Reviews

“An extremely admirable and original work researching the relationship between Ruskin’s aesthetic and the industrial policies of the Old Republic in Brazil.” –Prof. Nilson Ghirardello, UNESP São Paulo, Brazil

“[This book is] a valuable contribution to studies of Victorian England and Brazilian Education in the early 20th century. – Prof. José Américo Munari, Universidade do Estado de São Paulo

Table of Contents

1- INTRODUCTION
2- JOHN RUSKIN´S IDEAS
2.1- Nature
2.2- Painting
2.3- The Ruskinian architecture
2.3.1- The laws of architecture
2.3.2- Sacrifice
2.3.3- The true of architecture
2.3.4- The true of structure
2.3.5- The Ruskinian architectonical aesthetic
2.3.6- The true of the materials
2.3.7- The history of Ruskinian architecture
3- JOHN RUSKIN AND THE TEACHING OF DRAWING IN BRAZIL
3.1- Liceu de Artes e Ofícios of Rio de Janeiro
3.2- Rui Barbosa and John Ruskin
4- REFERENCES
5- LIST OF FIGURES