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Hewison, Robert 1943-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 322 publications in 1 language and 9,121 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: ND497.R88, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Hewison
John Ruskin : the argument of the eye by Robert Hewison( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under siege : literary life in London, 1939-1945 by Robert Hewison( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In anger : British culture in the Cold War, 1945-60 by Robert Hewison( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of the relationship between artistic activity and the institutions which created the climat in which individual writers and artists had to work in the 1950s, a climate that was governed by the first period of Cold War and by Britain's economic difficulties after the Second World War. 1956 was a turning point in British cultural history: the 'angry young men' took over, writers as Osborne, Pinter, Amis, Wilson and Doris Lessing, who combined youth, ambition and dissatisfaction with the status quo, resulting in a significant cultural shift which prepared the way for the still more radical changes of the 1960s
Too much : art and society in the Sixties, 1960-75 by Robert Hewison( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruskin, Turner, and the pre-Raphaelites by Robert Hewison( Book )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New approaches to Ruskin : thirteen essays by Robert Hewison( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruskin and Venice by Robert Hewison( Book )

17 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruskin on Venice : the paradise of cities by Robert Hewison( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on the rich resources of Ruskin's drawings, architectural notebooks and manuscripts, Hewison offers fresh insights into both Ruskin and Venice and reveals how Ruskin's work and his connection with the city from youth to old age have helped to shape the image of the Venice we know today
Ruskin's artists : studies in the Victorian visual economy : papers from the Ruskin Programme, Lancaster University by Robert Hewison( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes essays on Ruskin's relationships various artists including Turner, Millais, Rossetti, Holman Hunt, Albert Goodwin and women artists
Footlights! : a hundred years of Cambridge comedy by Robert Hewison( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heritage industry : Britain in a climate of decline by Robert Hewison( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and consensus : England, art and politics since 1940 by Robert Hewison( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and Consensus, first published in 1995 and a revised edition in 1997, explores the history of the relationship between politics and the arts in Britain since 1940, and shows how the search for a secure sense of English identity has been reflected in official and unofficial attitudes to the arts, architecture, landscape and other emblems of national significance. Illustrating his argument with a series of detailed case histories, Robert Hewison analyses how Britain's cultural life has reached its present enfeebled condition and suggests a way forward. This book will be of interest to st
Ruskin and Oxford : the art of education by Robert Hewison( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python, the case against : irreverence, scurrility, profanity, vilification and licentious abuse by Robert Hewison( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artikelen over de censuur waarmee de Engelse televisiemaker geconfronteerd werd bij het produceren van zijn programma's
Future tense : a new art for the nineties by Robert Hewison( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the current attitudes to art, architecture and design, the author sets out to indicate ways in which contemporary artists may contribute to a critical culture of the nineties, in place of the philosophical stagnation of the current decade
John Byrne : art and life. by Robert Hewison( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Byrne (b.1940) grew up on the Ferguslie Park housing scheme in Paisley. He escaped work in a carpet factory to study at the Glasgow School of Art, and has since carved out a successful dual career as an artist and a writer. This is the first monograph to explore Byrne's remarkable artistic journey in both the visual and literary fields, and celebrates his contribution to contemporary Scottish cultural identity. John Byrne's biography reflects his diverse talents. He has designed theatre sets and record covers. The immensely successful television series "Tutti Frutti" appeared in 1987. All these achievements have developed alongside Byrne's artistic career, whichtook off in 1967 when he assumed the identity of 'Patrick' for a solo show. A prolific painter, illustrator and print-maker, Byrne today boasts a range of works held in prestigious public collections such as The National Gallery of Art, Edinburgh
Cultural capital : the rise and fall of creative Britain by Robert Hewison( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What was "Creative Britain"? Was it the "golden age" that Tony Blair vaunted in 2007, or a neoliberal nirvana? In the twenty-first century, culture--the visual and performing arts, museums and galleries, the creative industries--have become ever more important to governments, to the economy, and to how people live. Cultural historian Robert Hewison shows how, from Cool Britannia and the Millennium Dome to the Olympics and beyond, Creative Britain rose from the desert of Thatcherism only to fall into the slough of New Labour's managerialism"--
The cultural leadership handbook : how to run a creative organization by Robert Hewison( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership has never been more important to the cultural industries. The arts, together with museums and heritage sites play a vital part in keeping economies going. This title defines the specific challenges in the cultural sector and enables arts leaders to move from 'just' administration to becoming cultural entrepreneurs
Chris Orr : the making of things by Chris Orr( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Chris Orr: the making of things, Royal Academician Chris Orr and cultural historian Robert Hewison explore the influences that have shaped Orr's work, and examine his significant contribution as an artist and teacher, mainly at the Royal College or Art."--Page [4] of cover
John Ruskin by Robert Hewison( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the "Very Interesting People" series provides biographies of Britain's fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. This work talks about John Ruskin
 
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Ruskin, Turner, and the pre-Raphaelites
Alternative Names
Hewison, Robert

Hewison, Robert Alwyn Petrie.

Robert Hewison British art historian

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Ruskin on Venice : the paradise of citiesRuskin's artists : studies in the Victorian visual economy : papers from the Ruskin Programme, Lancaster UniversityCulture and consensus : England, art and politics since 1940Ruskin and Oxford : the art of educationMonty Python, the case against : irreverence, scurrility, profanity, vilification and licentious abuseJohn Byrne : art and life.The cultural leadership handbook : how to run a creative organizationJohn Ruskin