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Landscape Art works : Ancient Rome, engraved by A. Willmore published 1859–61

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Artist : After Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Title : Ancient Rome, engraved by A. Willmore
Date : Published 1859–61
Medium : Engraving on paper… 227 more words

Nigel Borrington

The Sea Was Angry that Day: George Costanza as paraphrased by J.M.W. Turner and M. Ward

In an iconic Seinfeld episode, “The Marine Biologist,” George Costanza becomes the unlikely salvation of a whale whose blowhole is obstructed by a golf ball. As George famously says, “The sea was angry that day, my friends – like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli. 901 more words

Unassailable Forces of Nature

Standing mesmerized in front of J.M.W. Turner’s Field of Waterloo at the Tate spawned my passion to pursue a career in art. Transported into the battle’s aftermath, I felt the penetration of light searing across the canvas. 440 more words


"It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to... "

“It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to create.”

J. M. W. Turner. English, painter



Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851).


Exploring Indiana: Turner and Oldfields at the IMA

Since I moved to Indiana, I have been blogging about various adventures in exploring Indiana, often at the instigation of my friend Nazareth Pantaloni who lives in Bloomington.   775 more words


Inarticulate responses

Reading has been such an integral part of my life – of me – for so long that sometimes it gets in the way of other things. 650 more words