Tag Archives: J.M.W Turner


Retrospective
Caspar David Friedrich, Woman Before Rising Sun, ca. 1818, oil on canvas. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Beyond the Infinite: Robert Rosenblum on the Sublime in Contemporary Art, in 1961

In the February 1961 issue of ARTnews Robert Rosenblum tackled the tradition of the sublime, looking at art that instills feelings of fear and awe in viewers, overwhelming the senses. First theorized by Longinus and then revived during the 18th-century Enlightenment in Europe by Edmund … Read More


Looking at Art
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Turner’s Perfect Storm

Lashed to the mast for four hours as the ship heaved and plunged, the artist experienced the violent sea Read More


Features
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When Is an Artwork Finished?

For some artists, a work is done when it leaves the studio. Others keep tinkering in the galleries. One waits for the piece to “cry uncle” Read More


Features
I Didn’t Say, 2011, by Emin.

‘In a Rodin/Turner Sandwich’

Tracey Emin finds common ground with two unlikely predecessors in an erotic exhibition Read More


News
Also recovered, Turner’s Light and Color. Both works were on loan to the Schirn Kunsthalle.

When Is a Reward Not a Reward?

Experts disagree over whether paying for information leading to the recovery of stolen art might actually encourage more thefts Read More