Review of Lars Spuybroek, The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design. 2nd revised and expanded edition (Bloomsbury, ). “We have to find our way back to beauty,” writes Lars Spuybroek in the introduction to The Sympathy of Things. In this book Spuybroek argues. In “The Sympathy of Things,” Lars Spuybroek argues that we must “undo” the twentieth century–the age in which the eighteenth-century ideal of the Sublime ( the.
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Mario marked it as to-read Jun 22, The Sympathy of Things: Neal Tschumi marked it as to-read Aug 16, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Thibgs Vaina marked it as to-read Apr 22, Spuybroek returns to the insights of the great nineteenth-century art writer John Ruskin, for whom beauty always comprises variation, imperfection In “The Sympathy of Things,” Lars Spuybroek argues that we must “undo” the twentieth century–the age in which the eighteenth-century ideal of the Sublime the aspiration towards overwhelming awe became a technological reality.
John Ruskin GB was the leading art critic of the Victorian era. Jon rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Morgan marked it as to-read Feb 24, Amber marked it as to-read Jul 31, Spuybroek addresses the five central dual themes of Ruskin in turn: This leads him to the aesthetical insights of the nineteenth-century English art critic John Ruskin, from which he distils pointers for our time.
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The second printing has been published by Bloomsbury. Linking philosophy, design, and the digital, with art history, architecture, and craft, Spuybroek explores the romantic notion of ‘sympathy’, a core concept in Ruskin’s aesthetics, re-evaluating it as the driving force of the twenty-first century aesthetic experience.
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Search only in current section. Arch Lab marked it as to-read Jan 08, Joke Brouwer Sold Out. I have never before come across a book so brimming with insight, written with such feeling, and so keenly in touch with life. In “The Sympathy of Things,” Lars Spuybroek argues that we must “undo” the twentieth century–the age in which the eighteenth-century ideal of the Sublime the aspiration towards overwhelming awe became a technological reality.
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Mar 20, Ian marked it as to-read Shelves: Matina Prigkou marked it as to-read Apr 21, Ostensibly a meditation on the oeuvre of John Ruskin, what Lars Spuybroek offers us is an intoxicating meditation on art, architecture and design that soars above the ponderous deadweight of thing-theory to luxuriate in the unruly and exuberant proliferation of the things themselves.
Karsten marked it as smypathy Nov 03, Lars Spuybroek’s first fully theoretical account of his innovative work. Henry Melki rated it it was amazing Oct 05, Sarah marked it as to-read Jun 03, Bobby George rated it it was amazing Jul 22, Lars Spuybroek makes the thingss that aesthetics is first philosophy, and proposes a radical new aesthetics for the digital age.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What results is truly an ecology of things, making Ruskin sharply relevant for our age. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design
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