Six Ways J.M.W. Turner Painted a Changing World

Posted by on 23 septembre 2022

J.M.W. Turner may have regarded himself first and foremost as a landscape painter, but his art tells us a lot about the volatile and rapidly modernising times that he lived through. His lifelong interest in the inventions, conflicts, politics, society, culture and science of his time influenced many of his most original works and transformed his way of painting.

Here are six ways in which Turner used art to reflect his world as it transformed around him.

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