17 August 2017

JMW Turner Home Sandycombe Lodge Twickenham Opens To The Public

Sandycombe Lodge, The Twickenham West London home that JMW Turner lived in has been restored and opened to the public.

20 December 2016

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The Best Exhibitions Of 2016 – Chosen By Paul Black

Paul Black chooses his best exhibitions of 2016 and delves deeper than the blockbusters and often further afield from London.

12 October 2016

JMW Turner And John Akomfrah: Ocean Drama At Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary is presenting the exhibition ‘JMW Turner: Adventures in Colour’; and in association with the great British painter’s reflections on light, colour, and the sea, contemporary British artist John Akomfrah OBE presents his installation: the video triptych ‘Vertigo Sea’.

7 July 2015

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JMW Turner Painting Saved For The Nation After Ashmolean Fundraising Campaign

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford recently announced the launch of a public campaign to raise the final £60,000 to secure for the nation a major work by Joseph Mallord William Turner. The High Street, Oxford, 1810 has been on loan to the Museum from a private collection since 1997, and has been offered to the nation […]

7 June 2015

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Ashmolean Museum Campaigns To Save Turner Painting For The Nation

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford has announced the launch of a public campaign to raise the final £60,000 to secure for the nation a major work by Joseph Mallord William Turner. The High Street, Oxford, 1810 has been on loan to the Museum from a private collection since 1997, and has been offered to the nation […]

23 January 2014

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Panel Discussion To Coincide With Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner Exhibition

Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner at Turner Contemporary, Margate, will include a panel discussion to mark the opening of the exhibition. Experts will explain Frankenthaler’s life and painting process. John Elderfield, Clifford Ross, Elizabeth Smith, and “Making Painting” curator James Hamilton will join writer, broadcaster and art historian Tim Marlow. John Elderfield, a […]

10 February 2013

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Director Mike Leigh to Create Film On JMW Turner’s Life

The British director Mike Leigh is to create a film based on the life of the English painter JMW (Joseph Mallord William) Turner. Leigh favourite, Timothy Spall has been cast in the lead role of the artist, who died aged 76 in 1851. Spall has been cast in a number of Leigh directed films in […]

22 September 2012

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Turner Masterpiece Sold For Pittance At Kent Golf Club Auction

Next week experts at the Dulwich Picture Gallery will decide if a painting, sold for a song, at a Kent Golf Club auction is by the 19th century English master, JMW Turner.  The painting was bought by Jonathan Weal, 54, who works for an art investment fund. It was purchased for £3700 but Hiscox, the […]

19 December 2011

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New JMW Turner Exhibition For Margate

Major show at Turner Contemporary opens in January Ninety-five works by Britain’s best-loved painter, JMW Turner, many from Tate’s collection, will go on show in the major exhibition Turner and the Elements at Turner Contemporary in Margate from 28 January –13 May 2012. The exhibition, including a number of works featuring Margate and the north […]

17 December 2011

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Millions In Art Donations Boost UK Museums

Turner, Hepworth and Sickert saved for the Nation to enjoy National treasures worth millions  were saved from export and purchased for public collections in lieu of taxes across the UK, in the last year . They are highlighted in the 57th annual report of the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and […]