J.M.W. Turner

J M W Turner Widely regarded as one of the greatest figures in the history of art J M W Turner had a profound influence on the development of Impressionism What is less known is that his influence sprea

  • Title: J.M.W. Turner
  • Author: Ian Warrell
  • ISBN: 9781854376909
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Widely regarded as one of the greatest figures in the history of art, J.M.W Turner 1775 1851 had a profound influence on the development of Impressionism What is less known is that his influence spread far beyond Europe, and provided a foundational model for American artists challenged with tackling the vast panoramas of the New World J.M.W Turner, accompanying the lWidely regarded as one of the greatest figures in the history of art, J.M.W Turner 1775 1851 had a profound influence on the development of Impressionism What is less known is that his influence spread far beyond Europe, and provided a foundational model for American artists challenged with tackling the vast panoramas of the New World J.M.W Turner, accompanying the largest exhibition of his work ever presented in the US, shows how Turner s revolutionary depictions of light, color and atmospherics in the landscape combined with his understanding of the sublime in nature made him among the most acclaimed and keenly studied European artists in the New World Landscape painting was seen as the art form most closely allied to the identity of the newly independent nation, and Turner s majestic works served as a model for a new generation of American painters EXHIBITION SCHEDULE National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 1, 2007 January 6, 2008Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, February 10, 2008 May 18, 2008Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, January 23, 2008 September 21, 2008

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    1. His genius was so personal, so entirely the outgrowth of inspiration, that he stands alone, a Titan, impossible to imitate and difficult to follow Turner formed no school of landscape art, and his painting belongs to the world rather than to any country. 4 1/2 starsThe Pass of St. Gotthard (c.1803-4)There is no painter of the first half of the 19th century whose paintings I admire and love more than those of J.M.W. Turner. The first time I ever saw a painting by him, I'm certain that I was halte [...]

    2. Excellent quality book with many high-quality full-color prints of Turner's masterpieces. The write-ups are prescient and interesting.

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