Turner and Colour

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Turner and Colour

Date and time

Tuesday 1 July, 1–1.30pm

Room 34

Colin Wiggins

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Turner's extraordinary use of colour has been seen as a forerunner of Impressionism and even 20th-century Abstraction. This talk will discuss how Turner's use of colour still seems radical, some 200 years on.

Lunchtime talks

Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

Image above: Detail from JMW Turner, 'Ulysses deriding Polyphemus - Homer's Odyssey', 1829