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Criccieth Castle

Photograph of Criccieth Castle in North Wales taken on a windy day as Storm Doris hit the UK on 23 February 2017.

Criccieth Castle was famously painted by J. 35 more words


Some Examples of the Sublime in Art

The idea behind the philosophical concept of the sublime is that some events are so large, or so fascinating and fear inspiring, that they cause us to feel extreme feelings beyond our normal everyday feelings. 234 more words


Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775-1851 Solitude – The Reading Magdalene, c.1808 (Watercolour on off-white wove writing paper. Tate) – In his Liber drawing, Turner shows the half-draped figure looking down at a roughly scratched-out book, with a jar and hourglass at her left elbow; in the published print, the figure looks ahead, the book is lost in shade, the jar moved and the hourglass gone. 11 more words


Snow Storm

Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775-1851) – Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps, 1812 (Oil on canvas, Tate Gallery) – The painting depicts the struggle of Hannibal’s soldiers to cross the Maritime Alps in 218BC, opposed by the forces of nature and local tribes. 68 more words


J.M.W.Turner: Ehrenbreitstein from Neuendorf

This article offers a new identification for a watercolour exhibited in the recent ‘Turner et la Couleur’ exhibition at the Hotel de Caumont, Aix en Provence 4 May – 18 September 2016 and afterwards in ‘J M W Turner: Adventures in Colour’ at Turner Contemporary, Margate, 8 October 2016 – 8 January 2017. 1,657 more words

Towards Night Exhibition at the Towner Art Gallery

Yesterday I went to see a very engaging exhibition titled, Towards Night at Eastbourne’s Towner Art Gallery . The show  explores the theme of nocturnal and is curated by artist and senior lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Brighton… 656 more words