The mythology of artistic greatness tends to privilege the spark of creative genius over hard work, sacrifice, and experimentation. Traditionally, the biographies of famous artists have described naïve talents who achieved notoriety only after being fortuitously discovered. By contrast, Man… More»
Stormy English energy has come to the West Coast.
Paintings by J.M.W. Turner are now on view at the Getty Center, and the accompanying catalog is just as rich and wonderful as the artworks.
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