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Mr. Turner: They Say It’s Your Birthday

This week we will celebrate Joseph Mallord William “J. M. W.” Turner’s 240th birthday! The pioneering English artist always claimed that his birthday was April 23, 1775, but in fact the precise date of his birth is a bit of a mystery. 324 more words

Dallas Museum Of Art

The legend of the drowned town of Semerwater

“Semerwater rise, and Semerwater sink, And swallow the town all save this house, Where they gave me food and drink! ”  cried the Angel.

Semerwater was created at the end of the last Ice Age when glacial debris and sediment dammed the valley causing the formation of a lake.

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Shell lady

We recently watched Mike Leigh’s amazing film. ‘Mr Turner’ starring Timothy Spall as the painter J.M.W. Turner; as we were in Kent last week, we decided to visit the new gallery in Margate named after Turner. 248 more words


Mr. Turner (2014)

Mr. Turner (2014)

written and directed by Mike Leigh

Rating: Really Good

Upon entering the theater to see director Mike Leigh’s latest film, Mr. Turner… 241 more words

In Ruskin’s Footsteps at Bellinzona: The Salita della Nocca

This article returns the attention of Sublimesites.co to the southern Swiss city of Bellinzona to investigate another site drawn by John Ruskin. Bellinzona has been the subject of two previous articles published on 29 September 2014. 2,482 more words

Turner at Sallanches, 1836

This article is prompted by a watercolour that Turner made on his tour to the Alps in 1836. That tour was the subject of the exhibition… 9,074 more words

J.M.W.Turner Painting Set Free

Mr Turner is a Mike Leigh film which chronicles the life of the artist J. M. W. Turner; played by Timothy Spall. Joseph Mallord Turner… 243 more words