27 août 2019

Yale Center for British Art Presents Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin

John Ruskin, “The Dryad’s Waywardness,” from Modern Painters (London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1843–60), vol. 1, plate 59, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. NEW HAVEN, CT —The Yale Center of British Art announces an exhibition marking the bicentenary of John Ruskin (1819–1900), one of the most influential thinkers of the nineteenth century, who believed that art had the power to transform society and that nature inspired the most meaningful art. One of the greatest art writers in the English language, Ruskin... [Lire la suite]

01 janvier 2019

Bell Rock Lighthouse lights up Turner in January at National Galleries of Scotland

J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851), Bell Rock Lighthouse, 1819. Watercolour and gouache with scratching out on paper, 30.60 x 45.50 cm. Collection: National Galleries of Scotland. Purchased by Private Treaty Sale 1989 with the aid of funds from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Pilgrim Trust. © National Galleries of Scotland. EDINBURGH.- A dramatic depiction of Robert Stevenson’s engineering marvel, the Bell Rock Lighthouse, by Britain’s most celebrated artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), will shine its... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2018

A wonderful tradition and a welcome injection of colour: Turner in January 2018

J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851), Harbour View, about 1826. Bodycolour on blue paper, 13.9 x 18.9 cm. Collection: Scottish National Gallery, Henry Vaughan Bequest 1900. EDINBURGH.- 2018 will begin at the National Galleries of Scotland, as it does every year, with a wonderful tradition: the opening of Turner in January, an exhibition of the outstanding collection of Turner watercolours bequeathed in 1900 by Henry Vaughan (1809-1899) and supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery for the sixth year. The son of a... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2017

In 'Drawn to Greatness,' the Morgan to Showcase Master Drawings from Thaw Collection

Francisco de Goya (1746–1828), Leave it all to Providence (Dejalo todo a la probidencia), 1816-20, black ink and gray wash, Thaw Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, 1999.22.  The Thaw Collection is considered among the foremost private collections of drawings assembled over the last half century. It was first promised to the Morgan in 1975 by Eugene V. Thaw, now a Life Trustee, and the museum received the full collection of 424 works in early 2017. In honor of this extraordinary gift—one of the most important in... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2017

Scottish National Gallery welcomes in the New Year with Turner exhibition

J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851), Sea View, mid-1820s. Watercolour and gouache on blue paper, 13.5 x 19 cm. Collection: Scottish National Gallery, Henry Vaughan Bequest 1900. Photo: © National Galleries of Scotland | Antonia Reeve. EDINBURGH.- The Scottish National Gallery will again welcome in the New Year with the opening of Turner in January: The Vaughan Bequest, the long-standing annual tradition which sees an outstanding collection of works by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) displayed for the duration of the... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2016

Annual display of exquisite Turner watercolours returns to the Scottish National Gallery

EDINBURGH.- In keeping with a long-standing tradition now stretching over a century, New Year’s Day at the Scottish National Gallery will be marked by the opening of Turner in January: The Vaughan Bequest, an annual display of works by the artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851). An outstanding collection by one of the great masters of British painting was bequeathed to the Gallery in 1900 by Henry Vaughan, a London art collector with a passion for Turner and a connoisseur’s eye for quality. Vaughan... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2015

The Fleming Collection opens exhibition of works from Aberdeen Art Gallery

J. M. T. Turner (1775-1851), Caerlaverock Castle, c.1832, Watercolour on paper, Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Collections. LONDON.- This Autumn, the Fleming Collection is exhibiting works from Aberdeen Art Gallery which is closed for refurbishment along with the adjoining Cowdray Hall. Aberdeen Art Gallery’s outstanding collection demonstrates the city’s rich cultural heritage. The exhibition includes works by renowned Scottish portrait painters and artists. These include a 17th-century self-portrait... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2011

Adelaide's Art Gallery of South Australia to host major J. M. W. Turner exhibition in 2013

J. M. W. Turner, Peace Burial at Sea ADELAIDE.- The Hon Mike Rann MP announced that the Art Gallery of South Australia will host a significant exhibition of the work of iconic British artist J. M. W. Turner. The exhibition, scheduled for February 2013, is being jointly curated by Tate and the Art Gallery of South ustralia and includes many of the artist’s most familiar oil paintings and watercolours as well as works that have never been previously exhibited. Turner – the Makings of a Master draws from the finest and most... [Lire la suite]