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A COMPLEX HIDDEN SPIRIT:OBSCURED BY THE SUN

Atmospherics, visions and hallucinations. A pathological obsession with light. Turner’s paintings, while both beautiful, and ahead of their time, are still considered to be the black sheep of their time. Their unorthodox nature may have overshadowed his goal of bringing … Continue reading

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YEARNING FOR A LOST ARCADIA

”The genuine friendship, and the enormous benefit it brought to an artist still carving out his reputation, made Turner’s behaviour in 1814, when he put a painting in for the annual British Institution prize, bewildering:( Ian ) Warrell is still … Continue reading

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