Review: John Ruskin, The Power of Seeing

Our love of Soane and his hidden gem in Lincoln’s Inn Fields has been matched lately by the wonderful Two Temple Place and its homage to John Ruskin. The Power of Seeing celebrates the bicentenary of his birth and comprises nearly 200 works that demonstrate his radical views on culture and society. The exhibition of paintings, architectural drawings, geological specimens, plaster casts and manuscripts conveys his powers as a polymath and social thinker, educator and artist. A range of rather fascinating events and workshops accompany the show including ‘Close looking in the digital age’ and ‘The ArtMacabre Drawing Salon: Hairy Women’. Most definitely worth a closer look….

John Ruskin: The Power of Seeing

Until 22nd April

www.twotempleplace.org