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Turner's techniques

Duration: 03:20

Matthew Collings considers the important ideas and influences on Turner which resulted in the radical transformation of what paintings were expected to be.

Turner's painting of Carthage is closely considered for his use of light and reflection in the creation of mood and atmosphere.

Matthew draws attention to Turner's treatment of surfaces and visual metaphors to invoke big ideas and feelings.

Available since: Fri 8 Jun 2012

Credits

Presenter
Matthew Collings
Director
David Barrie
Presenter
Matthew Collings
Director
David Barrie

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Turner's Thames

Matthew Collings explores how Turner found inspiration in the waters of the Thames.

First broadcast: 13 Jun 2012

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