Turner and Venice Video (DVD)
shows all angles of the rich relationship between painter Turner and the city he loved so much, which is Venice. This city is the subject that rules the later paintings of J.M.W. Turner. The city’s glittering glamor, unending beauty, and lukewarm magnificence inspired some of Turner’s best-loved and most enchanting image paintings.
Showcases Turner’s paintings of the city of Venice. The image paintings are dazzling reflections on light and color, tradition, history and literature, and modernity. Through the video you will see that Turner fell in love with the city.
Production was made possible through interviews with Ian Warrell, who is a curator of a Turner exhibition at Tate Britain; poet Andrew Motion; historian David Laven; and artist Cornelia Parker.Duration of 39 minutes.View a Preview Clip