VIDEO: A Moment in Art History – The Fighting Temeraire – why this JMW Turner piece is “England’s favorite painting” – RedDotBlog

In this Moment in Art History, we’ll look at Turner’s famous piece, “The Fighting Temeraire.” What makes this piece so iconic, and why did Turner take so many artistic liberties with it?

I also share how a seasick-prone gallery owner (me!) can fall in love with naval art.

My interview with Franny Moyle about her book Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner:

Art in the background of this video:

Shalece Fiack (Landscapes):

Richard Harrington (Barns):

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