Thursday, 13 January 2011


30/12/10, Tate Britain

A partial rehang of the Tate's Turners to show them off alongside the works of his contemporaries: Constable, Blake and others. Forgot to write it up at the time and have limited memory. The overwhelming impression: how far Turner at his best was ahead of even his most talented contemporaries. Or (in the words of the Telegraph review) the rehang "accentuates the singularity of his vision":

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