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Movie review: Mr. Turner a portrait of the artist by an artist (with video)

Mr. Turner
4 stars out of 5
Starring: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Marion Bailey, Ruth Sheen, Dorothy Atkinson, Martin Savage
Directed by: Mike Leigh
Running time: 150 minutes… 785 more words


Turner Prize - 2014

The Turner Prize was first established, and first┬ábegan, back in 1984 and is an annual prize which is well known for it’s element of controversy in terms of the art work presented. 261 more words


Review: Mr. Turner: A Sour Man With a Painterly Genius

Correction appended: Dec. 18, 2014

In the new film The Theory of Everything, Stephen Hawking’s father Frank glances at a J.M.W. Turner print and says, “I always feel as if his paintings had been left out in the rain.” Well, Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) was an English landscape painter, and it does rain quite a bit in Old Blighty. 905 more words

The Fighting Temeraire by J.M.W. Turner (1838)

“The flag which braved the battle and the breeze, no longer owns her.” – Thomas Campbell

Such were the words that Turner chose to accompany his magnificent work when it was first displayed in the Royal Academy. 415 more words


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First of all, respect your paper! Keep your corners quiet. Center your interest. And always remember that, as you can never reach the brilliancy of Nature, you need never be afraid of putting your brightest light next to your deepest shadow, in the…

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