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J.M.W. Turner - Obsessed with the Sun

August 9, 2017 – New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba.

Turner and the Sun

As this is August, the sun, hopefully, is foremost in people’s plans. 399 more words

Fine Art

A visit to Turner's house

Five minutes walk from St Margaret’s station on a quiet residential road of large late-Victorian villas stands Sandycombe Lodge, former home of one of Britain’s greatest painters, J M W Turner. 498 more words


Turned on by Turner

Two of my favorite J.M.W. Turner paintings reside in museums not far from me: the harrowing “The Slave Ship” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston… 503 more words

The Met

96: All Great Art is Praise


In light of our last entry, I’ve been thinking, somewhat shamefacedly, that, over the long course of these posts, I have given very much too little space to Ruskin’s thoughts on art, one of the staples of his work and so important to all our lives. 1,152 more words

John Ruskin

"There's a sketch at every turn."

“There’s a sketch at every turn.”

J. M. W. Turner, English, painter


Teasing the Donkey -- JMW Turner

Teasing the Donkey, 1827 by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851)


95: Drawing (An Enticement)

Summer’s arrived and, with it, one trusts, some free time. Reading, of course. Reading the things that, during the busy days, we don’t have time for. 2,199 more words

John Ruskin