J.M.W. Turner

A five-minute slow-looking exercise to enjoy the details of Joseph Mallord William Turner's 'Rain, Steam and Speed'.
What do we mean when we call an artwork a MASTERPIECE? Who decides which art becomes one? And what artists make them?

Washington, DC — An integral part of art education in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, painting en plein air (in the open air) was a core practice for artists in Europe.

One of England’s greatest painters is to become the country's first-ever fine artist immortalized on a banknote.
Painted in 1822, Sun-rise. Whiting Fishing at Margate is one of the greatest and most beautiful watercolours by J.M.W. Turner. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how the magical light…