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Mr. Turner aka Mr. Storm

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The splendid exhibition at The Getty Museum of the most famous 19th century British artist, J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851), was preceded by the release of ...

Everything You Need To Know About The J.M.W. Turner Movie

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about suffering for your art. Achieving his acclaimed performance as the masterful British landscape painter J.M.W. Turner in ...

Movie Review: Mr. Turner -- Go Toward the Light

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Had he been born in a different time and place, painter J.M.W. Turner might have been a member of the Hudson River School, a group of artists who worked in the second half of the 19th century, after Turner's 1851 death.

Movie Review: The Brilliance of Mr. Turner

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Friday morning, on an M7 bus heading for the New York Film Festival critics' screening of Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner, I was sitting quite contentedly, reading the latest international literary sensation, Karl Ove Knausgaard's autobiographical novel My Struggle Book 1.

Secrets Of Earth's Past Discovered In Famous Paintings

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.26.2014 | Science

Turns out there's way more to art than its aesthetic appeal. New research by Greek and German scientists suggests that some of the world's most celebr...

Matisse's Cut-Outs Head To London

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts

LONDON — London's Tate Modern says it will stage the largest-ever exhibition of late works by Henri Matisse next year. "Henri Matisse: the Cut-...

Three Turner Paintings Are Real And Potentially Worth Millions

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

Three oil paintings at the National Museum Cardiff were revealed as genuine works by renown British artist J.M.W. Turner this week, the BBC reports. T...

Interview With Getty's New CEO | Jori Finkel, Los Angeles Times | Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts

James Cuno, 60, does not consider himself a marathoner. He has finished only one full-length race, the 2009 Chicago Marathon. But he is, in other circ...

10 Famous Art Heists

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

If the case of Mark Lugo, suspected Picasso thief, can teach us anything, it's that stealing art is extremely difficult. It's almost comically easy, o...

Getty's Turner Is Another Jewel in LA's Crown

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

When the Getty placed the highest bid -- $45 million -- at London auction for a rare and beautiful landscape by J.M.W. Turner, many skeptics, including myself, were understandably pessimistic.

J.M.W. Turner Masterwork Sold To Getty For $45 Million

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LONDON — A moody depiction of the city of Rome by one of Britain's most famous artists fetched nearly 30 million pounds ($44.9 million) at aucti...

AUCTION NEWS: Winners, Losers, And Surprises So Far This Year At Christie's, Sotheby's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Last week brought news of Christie's record-breaking sales for the first half of this year. We're happy to report that news from the art continues to ...

Culture Clicks: Weekly Art News Roundup

Emily Waldorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Emily Waldorf

Painting, Still Lively in the 21st Century (NY Times) Kiki Smith: Works in Glass (NY Times) J.M.W. Turner's Last Rome Painting to Be Sold (NY Tim...