Entries by Andrew Hill

John Ruskin: a Victorian visionary for today

By the end of the 19th century, John Ruskin – sage, social critic, artist, scientist, environmental  campaigner – was perhaps the most famous living Victorian apart from Queen Victoria herself (who was also born 200 years ago this year). Yet after his death in 1900, aged 80, this remarkable polymath’s fame quickly faded. For much […]