17 August 2017
Sandycombe Lodge, The Twickenham West London home that JMW Turner lived in has been restored and opened to the public.
Paul Black chooses his best exhibitions of 2016 and delves deeper than the blockbusters and often further afield from London.
12 October 2016
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’.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]