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J.M.W Turner's "Snow Storm" -The Sherbet Lemon of the Art World.

“What. The. Whaaa?” I think these were the words I uttered when I first beheld J.M.W. Turner’s epic “Snow Storm Steam-Boat off a Harbour’s Mouth (1842). 285 more words


Mike Leigh is back with "Mr. Turner"!

One of our finest film directors is returning with a new work later this year, and it would be a real shame if you’ve never heard of him. 609 more words


J.M.W. Turners letzte Jahre: Eine Ausstellung in der Tate Britain

Woran erkennt man das ganz große Talent? Was macht einen Maler zu einem angesehenen Künstler? Im England des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts war das ziemlich genau definiert.  554 more words


Illustrated poetry through the ages - J.M.W. Turner

The pairing of art and poetry has a long and storied history – I’ve mentioned before instances where poems are the only record we have left of a painting and poetry that was inspired by art. 179 more words


J.M.W. TURNER: Pictures of Nothing

J.M.W.Turner, Modern Italy – The Pifferari, 1838, Glasgow Museums

J.M.W. Turner, Norham Castle, Sunrise, c. 1845, London, Tate Britain, Turner Bequest.

.M.W. Turner, Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight, 1835, Washington DC, National Gallery of Art. 261 more words


London Film Festival Review: Mr Turner

Title:                          Mr Turner

Certificate:               12A

Director:                   Mike Leigh

Major Players:         Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey

Out Of Five:             4.5

After its spectacular success at this year’s Cannes, Mike Leigh’s Mr Turner is easily one of the most anticipated films at this year’s London Film Festival. 802 more words

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Pilgrimages - MVFF37, Day 1 - Beauties and the Beast

I was not able to make it to the first night of the 37th annual Mill Valley Film Festival, which opened with the Tommy Lee Jones-directed western… 487 more words