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  1. September 12, 2014

    ‘Late Turner - Painting Set Free’ at Tate Britain

    Turner at Tate Britain Of the half-dozen major museum shows devoted to JMW Turner since 2010, Tate Britain’s gorgeous new...

  2. April 22, 2014

    Cannes Film Festival 2014 – preview

    The impossibly suave Marcello Mastroianni peering roguishly over his Prada sunglasses is the image that will greet visitors...

  1. April 13, 2014

    Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner, Turner Contemporary, Margate – review

    When Turner Contemporary best lives up to its name, it does so by exhibiting fabulous Turners in the context of serious...

  2. FT Photo Diary

    November 20, 2013

    Turner's marine art

    Sean Dempsey/PA “Battle of Trafalgar”, painted by JMW Turner in 1824, will be on display as part of the Turner and Sea...

  3. December 30, 2011

    Simon Schama at the Whitechapel Gallery

    “Cultural exchange,” said Penny Johnson, the hospitably learned director of the Government Art Collection, as I stared...

  4. November 4, 2011

    Points on views

    It looks like a painting in a frame, a picture within a picture, of a sublime Tuscan landscape, of rolling country, of...

  5. September 17, 2011

    Presenters with an eye on the past

    Everywhere you look there are television programmes trying to teach us something we didn’t know that we didn’t know (or...

  6. April 8, 2011

    From wasteland to Dreamland

    Oscar Wilde praised the taverns, TS Eliot composed some of “The Waste Land” in a shelter overlooking the beach and Tracey...

  7. April 5, 2011

    Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent

    The Turner Contemporary started as an icon – now it is not. Norwegian architects Snøhetta initially designed a sculptural...

  8. April 1, 2011

    Something out of nothing

    “If you want a dirty weekend, go to Margate. You can be as dirty as you like. Van Gogh and Turner, Ronnie Biggs and the...

  9. February 11, 2011

    The Diary: AN Wilson

    Isaiah Berlin popularised the old saying that the fox knows many little things but the hedgehog knows one big thing. (The...

  10. January 17, 2011

    The Painter, Arcola Theatre, London

    Semi-detached: Toby Jones The Arcola Theatre’s new premises at Dalston Junction are still what an estate agent would call “a...

  11. August 20, 2010

    Imagination unbound

    Rare is the rehang that receives a rapturous reception. Even when permanent collections are inadequately displayed,...

  12. August 7, 2010

    London’s historic vistas

    King Henry’s Mound No other landmark in London is so jealously guarded. The law keeps the buildings around it in check, and...

  13. January 8, 2010

    Sale of the week: Northern lights

    Sale: The Elemental North Location: Messum’s, 8 Cork Street, London W1. Tel: +44 (0) 207-437 5545 Date: January 13-February...

  14. October 10, 2009

    Follow in Turner’s footsteps

    Rebecca Rose in the grounds of Petworth House Joseph Mallord William Turner, like many a Londoner, enjoyed nothing more...

  15. September 25, 2009

    Turner’s firing of many guns

    Canaletto’s ‘The Bacino di San Marco on Ascension Day’, c.1733, alongside Turner’s ‘Bridge of Sighs, Ducal Palace and...

  16. September 22, 2009

    Exhibition shows how works of Old Masters coloured Turner's style

    He is already familiar as one of Britain's greatest painters, writes Peter Aspden , but J.M.W. Turner was also commercially...

  17. June 11, 2009

    Flickers on the sensation meter

    Films about the past have no power as drama unless they are about the present too, and also, in a fashion, about the...

  18. June 10, 2009

    Flickers on the sensation meter

    Red CliffLooking for EricThe End of the LineDoghouseThe Last House on the LeftThe Hangover Films about the past have no...

  19. May 16, 2009

    Performers and artists develop global links

    From the luminous landscapes of JMW Turner on display in Beijing to the London Philharmonic Orchestra wowing audiences in...

  20. April 7, 2009

    Art prices fall 35% as collectors cash in

    Art prices plunged during the first quarter of the year as cash-strapped collectors looked to unload works by postwar...

  21. April 7, 2009

    Art prices plunge as crisis saps collectors' cash

    Art prices plunged during the first quarter as cash-strapped collectors looked to unload works by postwar masters that had...

  22. April 7, 2009

    Art prices fall 35% as collectors cash in

    Art prices plunged during the first quarter of the year as cash-strapped collectors looked to unload works by postwar...

  23. FT Alphaville

    April 3, 2009

    Recessionism, but is it art?

    Art appreciator and Governor of Sweden’s Riksbank Stefan Ingves seems to think so. In fact he provides a sweeping 9,000-word...

  24. January 24, 2009

    Luck of the draw

    Sale: Master Drawings New York Location: Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York, tel: +1 212 755 8500. Full listing of...

  25. January 6, 2009

    From watercolour to wasps' nests

    Donors of art to public collections often try to impose conditions on how their gift is deployed or displayed; most...

  26. January 5, 2009

    From watercolours to wasps’ nests

    Donors of art to public collections often try to impose conditions on how their gift is deployed or displayed; most...

  27. November 8, 2008

    Art shows paint over diplomatic cracks

    When a major exhibition of paintings by JMW Turner opens in Moscow this month it will mark the latest example of “cultural...

  28. November 8, 2008

    Art shows paint over diplomatic cracks

    When a major exhibition of paintings by JMW Turner (pictured) opens in Moscow this month it will mark the latest example of...

  29. October 18, 2008

    Under Turner's skies

    Faded Margate, in Kent, south-east England, has long been in desperate need of a makeover. The neglected seaside town might...

  30. August 27, 2008

    Splendid contradictions

    "A person cannot be a half-admirer of Turner," the painter William Henry Pyne wrote in 1833. "His genius admits of no...

  31. August 26, 2008

    JMW Turner, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

    “A person cannot be a half-admirer of Turner,” the painter William Henry Pyne wrote in 1833. “His genius admits of no...

  32. July 12, 2008

    Films on release - Nigel Andrews

    Origin: Spirits of the Past Keiichi Sugiyama 95 mins (12A) This Japanese animated feature, a post-apocalyptic fable from...

  33. July 6, 2008

    Arts around the world

    LondonThe Frontline Since the opening production of Two Gentlemen of Verona in 1996, Shakespeare’s Globe – the...

  34. May 17, 2008

    'Chasing Sublime Light'

    Location : Petworth House, West Sussex, UK, tel: +44 (0)1798-342 207; www.davidtress.co.uk Date : Today (May 17) until June...

  35. May 17, 2008

    Sale of the week: ‘Chasing Sublime Light’

    Date: Saturday (May 17) until June 25 (part one); June 28-July 29 (part two), 11am-5pm, closed Thursdays and Fridays. Need...

  36. February 2, 2008

    Down to Margate for sun, sand, Emin and Turner

    Margate, 25 miles along the coast from Folkestone, offers a good example of what can happen to an arts regeneration scheme...

  37. December 27, 2007

    Guide: Arts around the world

    Edinburgh Turner: The Vaughan Bequest A collection of watercolours by J.M.W. Turner has been shown at the National...

  38. December 26, 2007

    Around the world

    EdinburghTurner: The Vaughan Bequest A collection of watercolours by J.M.W. Turner has been shown at the National Galleries...

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