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Clive Head: An Artist’s Perspective

Take a tour of the National Gallery’s collection with artist Clive Head: discover how painters throughout history have constructed architecture and space.

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Dido Building Carthage', 1815
Clive Head: An Artist's Perspective
Turner, 'Dido building Carthage' – 4 mins 8 secs

Clive Head examines Turner's use of perspective. Is the scene created here really as conventional as first appearances might suggest?

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