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J.M.W. Turner Retrospective Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

From July 1st, through September 21, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting the first retrospective exhibition of J.M.W. Turner. The exhibition will contain 140 diverse paintings. Most works come from Tate Britain which is the most comprehensive collection of the artist’s work in the world. Turner’s paintings represent seascapes, historical subjects, and modern scenes usually with a characteristic use of light making for a must see.

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July 8, 2008 - Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Artists, Books and Magazines, News, raw art gallery | , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Metropolitan Museum of Art is a favourite of mine now, as Turner is my favourite of all the famous English artists.

    It a shame i missed out on this, but am sure Turner will pop up in London again soon!

    Comment by Tom Gurney | February 26, 2009 | Reply

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