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Sea Poem

The sea gossips all day
at the green back door,
“I have come from Dunkirk,
I have come from Marseilles
and Dieppe.”
Death is half as cold as… 151 more words


Turner at Brunnen, Lake Lucerne

2018 brings an especially Sublime sighting. On 30 January, Christie’s, New York offers a superb late Turner watercolour of ‘The Lake of Lucerne from Brunnen, with a Steamer’. 4,316 more words

Four Masterpieces

Here are four of the most recognizable artworks I’ve seen in the last couple of years. In the future, I plan on seeing a few more and I’ll be sure to post those as well. 51 more words


Mr. Turner (2014)

Dir. Mike Leigh. Starring Timothy Spall, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey

It takes a great will to make a biopic which does not lead to something. Say that  1,696 more words


A Super Sunset 

Captured recently was this……

A Super Sunset

Copyright Burgess 2017 (c) All rights reserved. 6 more words

Art / Arts

Tracey Emin - My Bed and J.M.W. Turner @ Turner Contemporary

Down in Margate to visit Turner Contemporary, the main effort went into visiting the big retrospective of Surrealist painter and poet Jean Arp. But off to one side, in a big light exhibition room is a funny, wry and stimulating little ‘exhibition’ which consists of the famous ‘bed’ by local-girl-done-good, Tracey Emin, juxtaposed with three big oil paintings of the sea by the great 19th century painter J.M.W. 755 more words