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Robert Hewison
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Robert Hewison

Robert Hewison is a recognised expert on the work of John Ruskin (1819-1900), publishing his first study, John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye in 1976. He has published several books on Ruskin, and he co-curated the exhibition Ruskin, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites at Tate Britain in 2000. He is a Visiting Professor at the Ruskin Library and Research Centre at Lancaster University, a Trustee of the Ruskin Foundation, and a former Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford. In 2010 Yale University Press published his Ruskin on Venice: “The Paradise of Cities”. He has also published widely on aspects of 20th century British cultural history. He is an Associate of the think tank Demos, and as a journalist has written on the arts for the Sunday Times since 1981 and been a regular contributor to arts programmes on radio and television.