J. M. W. Turner goes to Boston
Homage to Ruskin at Yale
Ruskin would publish prolifically until his death in 1900, in the fields of art (five volumes of Modern Painters), architecture (The Stones of Venice and The Seven Lamps of Architecture), even a treatise on economics, Unto This Last, from which an encyclopedic exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art, celebrating the bicentennial of the critic’s birth this year, takes its name.
J. M. W. Turner travels to Connecticut
The Mystic Seaport Museum’s current show of ninety-two watercolors, along with four oils and a sketchbook, by Joseph Mallord William Turner, on loan from the Tate Britain in London, is rather a spectacular curatorial coup…