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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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The Sympathy of Things

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The Sympathy of Things is an unforgettable book. Lars Spuybroek’s first fully theoretical account of his innovative work. The Matter of Ornament 3.


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The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design

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Sarah marked it as to-read Jun 03, It is entitled The Era of Objects. Leslie marked it as to-read Nov 14, Linking philosophy, design, and the digital, with art history, architecture, and craft, Spuybroek explores the romantic notion of ‘sympathy’, a core concept in Ruskin’s aesthetics, re-evaluating it as the driving force of the twenty-first century aesthetic experience.

This leads him to the aesthetical insights of the nineteenth-century English art critic John Ruskin, from which he distils pointers for our time. Steven Durow marked it as to-read Sep 14, Daniel rated it really liked it Apr 12, Trivia About The Sympathy of T The Architecture of Continuity.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Sympathy of Things: Guys, Anyone knows where can I get a copy of this book? Fairly simple behavior by individual members resulting in complex and irreducible collective behavior is a form of computation, which finds its most fundamental form in the digital, though not necessarily electronically.


Lars Spuybroek makes the case that aesthetics is first philosophy, and proposes a radical new aesthetics for the digital age. Ostensibly a meditation on the oeuvre of John Ruskin, what Lars Spuybroek offers us is an intoxicating meditation on art, architecture and suybroek that soars above the ponderous deadweight of thing-theory to luxuriate in the unruly and exuberant proliferation of the things themselves.

The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design by Lars Spuybroek

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Kathleen rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Spuybroeck shows how Ruskin’s aesthetic actually workscutting through clouds of vagueness to get at a wonderfully algorithmic, procedural tactics with limpid clarity.