Lecture 2
The Political Economy of Art by J Ruskin (1857)

THE heads of our subject which remain for our consideration this evening are, you will remember, the accumulation and the distribution of works of art. Our complete inquiry fell into four divisions —first, how to get our genius; then, how to apply our genius; then, how to accumulate its results; and lastly, how to distribute them. We considered, last evening, how to discover and apply it; —we have to night to examine the modes of its preservation and distribution.

Accumulation of Art — Distribution of Art