2 January 2015

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Turner Watercolours Open At Scottish National Gallery

2015 will begin at the Scottish National Gallery, with the opening of Turner in January, an exhibition of the outstanding collection of Turner watercolours bequeathed in 1900 by Sir Henry Vaughan. The work Joseph Mallord William Turner as Britain’s most celebrated artist has enjoyed a huge boost in the last few months, and is currently […]

22 September 2014

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Real-Time Turner

Late Turner – Painting Set Free, Tate Britain by artseer.wordpress.com Turner did not take much of a retirement.  In 1851, the year he died, he missed the annual exhibitions; but the previous year, aged seventy-five, there he was at the Royal Academy, with four large oils to display.  During the final fifteen years of the […]