Turner returns to Southampton City Art Gallery

28 Sep 2018

Joseph Mallord William Turner’s, Fisherman upon Lee-Shore in Squally Weather, 1802, Oil on canvas, has returned to our shores from Japan and has been installed in the Defining and Defying Convention: Royal Academy 250 exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery.

The Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art in Fukuoka Prefecture hosted a special exhibition of work by J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) to celebrate their re-opening. Turner and the Poetics of Landscape featured 181 pieces of artwork gathered from various British and Japanese institutions. From there it went to ‘The Museum of Kyoto’ (17 February 2018 – 15 April 2018), ‘Sompo Japan Nippon Kao Togo Seiji Museum of Art’ 924 April – 1 July 2018) and ‘Koriyama City Museum of Art’ (7 July – 9 September 2018).

Also returning to Southampton City Art Gallery for the Beneath the Surface: William Stott of Oldham and British Impressionism exhibition, Claud Monet’s (1840-1926), The Church at Vétheuil, 1880, Oil on canvas. The Monet went to ‘The National Gallery, London’ (9 April – 29 July 2018) as part of the Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture.




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