J.M.W. Turner

Smoke, fire and livid sunsets: exhibition to show how Turner traced beginnings of climate breakdown

Works on view at the artist’s house in London will reveal the way he captured the early impact of the industrial revolution on the British landscape

Poetic pose: Lord Byron the image-conscious Romantic in five portraits

The face of the scandal-ridden, best-selling celebrity poet—who died 200 years ago, and had a great influence on 19th-century artists and composers—was better known in his era than that of anyone save Napoloen Bonaparte

School of Lord Byron: how the first global celebrity influenced art, portraiture and attitudes to built heritage

JMW Turner, Eugène Delacroix and Théodore Géricault were among the artists inspired by the much-portrayed poet whose concern for Venice and the Parthenon Marbles has a resonance 200 years after his death

Diaryblog

In bed with JMW Turner: erotic side of painter explored in new exhibition

A new exhibition at Turner’s House in Twickenham explores a more sensual body of work by the famed painter of maritime scenes

This is not just a Monet—it’s an M&S Monet

An unrecorded painting, owned by the British high-street store Marks and Spencer, is probably a major rediscovery

The British Museum demeans itself by selling its works as NFTs—and will probably live to regret it

In giving cultural validity to meaningless reproductions of Turner and Hokusai pieces, The British Museum blurs the lines between real and fake at its peril

NFTnews

British Museum banks on Turner NFTs after Hokusai initiative

Prices for Ultra Rare editions start at €4,999 but museum sales percentage remains under wraps

Northern Irish activist collective wins Turner Prize 2021 with a ‘pub without permission’

Array Collective was picked from shortlist of activist art groups, while show questions whether the future of British art belongs in galleries or museums

Booksreview

Dynamic brushstrokes representing 'nature's own flux': new monograph details how Constable got experimental in his late career

The artist’s final period, marred by personal loss, saw him move away from topographical accuracy to embrace a more synthetic form of picture-making

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Turner’s take on the speed and horrors of the modern world to Ann Veronica Janssen’s playful, light-bending sculptures

Podcastspodcast

Has coronavirus helped unmask the real prices of art?

Plus, JMW Turner at the Tate and John Stezaker on Bruegel

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Georgina Adam. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

An expert’s guide to J.M.W. Turner: four must-read books on the British painter

All you ever wanted to know about Turner, from a “rollicking read” of a biography to a “picture book with a point”—selected by the Romantic period painting specialist David Blayney Brown

Are you a Turner or Constable man? David Hockney weighs in on Britain's greatest art rivalry

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist talks about being part of the great landscape painting tradition

Podcastspodcast

What will culture be like in the next decade?

Plus, Simon Schama on J.M.W. Turner. Produced in association with Christie's

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

Export bar placed on Turner's masterpiece The Dark Rigi

The watercolour painting, considered one of the artist's finest works, was sold to a private collector in 2006

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 the artist but struggled with his late work and erotica

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

UK government places export bar on Turner’s Ehrenbreitstein

Arts minister Michael Ellis has stepped in to prevent the painting from being exported

Interviewarchive

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”

Cataloguesarchive

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

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

Tatearchive

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

Art theftarchive

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

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

Collectorsarchive

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

Baron Ullens is acquiring new works for his Beijing gallery

Tatearchive

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