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  • Waiting


    Omitting any reference to the purpose or outcome of each wait, Larkin simply records, beside each image, the duration of the wait. J

  • A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance


    This exhibition will take a new look at the dynamic relationship between performance and painting since 1950. Contrasting key paintings by Jackson Pollock and David Hockney, the exhibition considers two different approaches to the idea of the canvas as an arena in which to act: one gestural, the other one theatrical. The paintings of the…

  • British Artists: Henry Fuseli


    Painter, poet, critic and teacher, Henry Fuseli (1741-1825) is one of the most idiosyncratic and original figures in the history of British Art. His work has always been the subject of speculation, gossip and fantasy. This book offers a completely new interpretation of the artist, placing him firmly in the context of traumatic social, cultural…

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    J.M.W Turner


    J. M. W. Turner (1775–1851) is probably Britain’s greatest painter. Both profoundly original and astonishingly prolific, he helped transform landscape painting into an expressive art form of enormous range and power. This book reveals the extent to which Turner wanted his paintings to communicate intellectually as well as emotionally and how he used landscape as a vehicle for deep ruminations on society, politics, and the human condition. Sam Smiles discusses and illustrates the whole range of Turner’s work.