How often do you just glance at a painting? Do you experience it any differently when you take the time to look, slowly?
Find a quiet spot, get comfy, watch and listen (we recommend watching on 'full screen') ...
5-minute meditation: Turner's 'Rain, Steam, and Speed'
A five-minute slow-looking exercise to enjoy the details of Joseph Mallord William Turner's 'Rain, Steam and Speed'. Supported by the John Armitage Charitable Trust.
This video was produced from home by our Digital, Audio Visual, and Learning teams, and supported by the John Armitage Charitable Trust.
If you want to take more time to look at 'Rain, Steam, and Speed' you can zoom into its tiny details and read about it here.
You can also hear Christina Bradstreet from the Learning team talk about the painting in more depth here:
Turner's Rain, Steam, and Speed
This is part of our 'Talks for All' series. Christina Bradstreet talks on J. M. W. Turner's 'Rain, Steam, and Speed - The Great Western Railway', painted in 1844.