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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Spuybroek returns to the insights of the great nineteenth-century art writer John Ruskin, for whom beauty always comprises thihgs, 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.
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The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design by Lars Spuybroek
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Ruskin has at last found an interpreter with the breadth of learning and a poetic imagination to make his perceptions relevant to our own day. Neil rated it liked it Mar 08, Lars Spuybroek makes the case that aesthetics is first philosophy, and proposes a radical new aesthetics for the digital age. Items on The Sympathy of Things.
The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design
Teresa is currently reading it Sep 13, Books by Lars Spuybroek. James Mulholland rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Spuybroeck shows how Ruskin’s aesthetic actually workscutting through clouds of vagueness to get at a wonderfully algorithmic, procedural tactics with limpid clarity. Sara Ezz-elarab added it May 23, For Ruskin, beauty always lqrs variation, imperfection and fragility, three concepts that wholly disappeared from our mindsets during the twentieth century.
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Kathleen rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Svergopoulos added it Jul 11, Amber marked it as to-read Jul 31, We often understand ‘digital’ as meaning ‘electronically computed,’ but the speed of those electrons is actually irrelevant to the notion of computing which refers solely to the method of calculation, a stepwise procedure of iterative adjustments based on the minimization of difference” Spuybroek, pg. Spuybroek addresses the five central dual themes of Ruskin in turn: Sarah marked it as to-read Jul 25, Refresh and try again.