J.M.W. Turner

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Exhibitions

Largest US exhibition of works by J.M.W. Turner opens in Nashville

The Frist Art Museum has secured more than 70 works from the Tate’s Turner Bequest

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Beguiled then bewildered: Ruskin's love-hate relationship with Turner

On The Art Newspaper podcast, we find out how the great Victorian critic learnt directly from Turner but struggled with his late work and erotica

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Exhibitions

Turner Contemporary celebrates T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land with show curated by local community

Exhibition in Margate includes works by Edward Hopper, Lee Miller and John Stezaker

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Interviews

Interview: Why Mike Leigh turned to art

The British director on his acclaimed big-screen portrait of Turner—and the artist’s “box of tricks”

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Catalogues

Tate Turner catalogue delayed again

The Tate still has 21,000 works to publish online—but those already posted suggest it will be worth the wait

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Turner’s final flourish: Tate show traces his highly productive late period

150 works produced from 1835 until his death in 1851 will dispel oversimplifications of this later works

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Tate

Thirty-year wait for Turner catalogue almost over?

The Tate says all detailed entries will be available online by 2014, but critics fear loss of scholarship

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Tate Britain

Tate Britain Director defends curatorial changes

Constable and Turner experts may go

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Art theft

Sandy Nairne and his life as an undercover negotiator: The ethics of retrieving Tate's Turners

The National Portrait Gallery director had a sensitive, secret role in recovering the stolen paintings

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Tate Turners on tour: 'J.M.W. Turner' to be exhibited at Beijing's National Art Museum

Having travelled the US and Russia, the Turner exhibition will head to China

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Collectors

Collector sells £15m Turner collection to buy Chinese contemporary art

Baron Ullens is acquiring new works for his Beijing gallery

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Tate

Tate launches appeal to buy Turner's Blue Rigi

The Blue Rigi has been sold to an overseas collector, and after last year's loss of the Dark Rigi the pressure is on

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Tate

Tate to launch campaign to buy Turner’s Blue Rigi for £5m–the highest price it has ever paid for a work of art

The gallery is hoping to display all three Rigi watercolours in January, uniting them for the first time

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Turner seller might have done better with Tate

Why was The Dark Rigi sold privately, when a public sale would have given valuable tax breaks?

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Dealer who sold Turner masterpiece says it will go on public view in UK

Both the US National Gallery and Tate wanted to acquire The Dark Rigi but it was sold to a private collector

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Tate

How the US National Gallery and Tate were beaten to Turner masterpiece

The Dark Rigi has become embroiled in murky legal waters

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Exhibitions

The score for “turner, whistler, monet”

This show originated last year at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto under the curatorial leadership of Catharine Lochnan, before touring in 2005 to the Grand Palais in Paris and Tate Modern, London. It attracted very large numbers of visitors at all three venues.

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Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy and Tate exhibitions heading for top attendance

“Turks: A journey of a thousand years 600-1600” and “Turner, Whistler, Monet” have been wildly successful

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Tate

Tate condemns newspaper reader offer using Turner images

The prints show Turner's Venice

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Tate

Tate asks permission to spend £15 million from stolen Turner paintings

The windfall from Tate's insurance claim may shortly be spent

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Tate Britain explores Turner's time in Venice

An exhibition highlighting Turner's change of style after his travels

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Tate appeals to Turner watercolour owners

"Turner Worldwide" catalogue completion

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Tate

“Turner apathy” at the Tate raises questions about spending

What will they spend the insurance money on?

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Fakes of stolen Tate Turners surface

Frankfurt thefts still not recovered

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Turner and Claude exhibited together in 'Pure as Italian Air'

Unfortunately this excellent showcase of the master of landscape has been overlooked due to its lack of catalogue

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Tate

Insurance deal for £24 million stolen Turners

Museum buys back title to the pictures and keeps part of the insurance money

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J.M.W. Turner

Current exhibitions and publications on Turner: No stone left unturned

As the exhibition on Ruskin’s championship of Turner opens at the Tate, this crop of catalogues returns a timely harvest of Turner scholarship

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Exhibitions

Tate's exhibition explores the modernity of Ruskin's views on art

His support of modern art was characterised by a missionary zeal

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Museums & Heritage

British art swaps at the Tate Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum

Constables go to Tate and eighteenth-century works to V&A

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Tate Turner thieves convicted

Unrecovered paintings stolen in Frankfurt, 1994.

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Tate

Insurance payouts for the Tate as Turners remain missing

Following thefts, Tate receives funds to repurchase works stolen in Frankfurt