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    1. July 23, 2016

      Georgian London’s most famous gallery to reopen at Somerset House

      One of the great gallery spaces of Georgian London, where Constable and Turner vied for public acclaim, is to be...

    2. July 8, 2016

      Portraits of the artist

      When Joseph Mallord William Turner told a friend that “no one would believe, upon seeing my likeness, that I painted...

    1. June 22, 2016

      Collectors who want the public to enjoy their treasures

      Most collectors keep their hoards hidden in their homes, in bank vaults or in storage. Not Christian Levett, a British...

    2. April 22, 2016

      Turner is new face of £20 note

      JMW Turner, the painter born in London in 1775, will be the face on the new £20 banknote, the Bank of England announced...

    3. April 8, 2016

      Crossrail art reveals blue-sky thinking

      It is not quite the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, rather it is the new Crossrail station at Paddington in London. But if...

    4. February 10, 2016

      Time Warner shares punished over cord-cutting fears

      Investors pummeled Time Warner shares, as the owner of CNN and HBO reported it had lost subscribers at some of its...

    5. February 9, 2016

      Channel 4 fast forwards film spending

      Channel 4 is to spend an additional £10m a year on films, as the broadcaster seeks to define its public service...

    6. October 20, 2015

      Kapoor’s London Olympics landmark loses £10,000 a week

      The ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture in London’s Olympic Park lost £10,000 a week in 2014-15 despite forecasting a profit...

    7. October 1, 2015

      Turner Prize 2015, Tramway, Glasgow — review

      Most of the works shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize, and unveiled today in an exhibition at Tramway in Glasgow,...

    8. September 29, 2015

      Tipping the Velvet, Lyric Hammersmith, London — review

      Stage adaptations are notoriously tricky, but no one could accuse Laura Wade’s version of Sarah Waters’ novel of...

    9. August 31, 2015

      Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts

      In the waning days of summer, the deep, consoling green of the Berkshire Hills acquires a yellowish tinge, and...

    10. June 19, 2015

      Watercolours at the Fitzwilliam Museum

      ‘Watercolour: Elements of Nature’ at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge “I gave all I had to Cambridge and Oxford, not...

    11. June 13, 2015

      Cross-collecting in Chelsea

      Masterpiece Royal Hospital Chelsea, LondonJune 25-July 1 masterpiecefair.com Masterpiece returns for its sixth edition...

    12. March 25, 2015

      How Tate is strengthening the state of the arts

      Over the past year, there has been much discussion about the imbalance in arts funding between London and the rest of...

    13. February 3, 2015

      Silk Road jury weighs up digital evidence

      Prosecutors said on Tuesday that their evidence of chat logs and journal entries was “overwhelming” in proving that...

    14. January 2, 2015

      More exhibitions including ‘A Crazed Flowering’ and ‘Late Turner’

      A Crazed Flowering, Frameless Gallery, London The first young painters’ show of 2015 takes inspiration from JG...

    15. January 2, 2015

      Turner in January, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

      It has taken place annually for more than a century and is always worth a visit. Edinburgh’s tradition of honouring...

    16. December 5, 2014

      More exhibitions: William Morris, Andy Warhol and more

      Love is Enough: William Morris & Andy Warhol, Modern Art, Oxford Morris designed tapestries and stained glass depicting...

    17. October 30, 2014

      Mr Turner – film review

      Awkward, gruff, bearish, obdurate, with sudden twinkles of redeeming charm. The portrait of the artist in Mike Leigh’s...

    18. October 9, 2014

      Effie Gray – film review

      Welcome to Victorian England, 2014. It’s “Let’s rubbish Ruskin” month. Filmmakers are finally telling us critics –...

    19. October 7, 2014

      John Ruskin, visionary and villain

      Admirers of John Ruskin have learnt to live with one awkward fact – that his marriage to Effie Gray was annulled...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. April 5, 2011

      Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent

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

    29. 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...

    30. 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....

    31. 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...

    32. August 20, 2010

      Imagination unbound

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

    33. 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,...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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