Category Archives: 19th Century Art

J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free.

Last Thursday, I ventured to the Art Gallery of Ontario to attend the much anticipated J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free exhibition.  Nice it was to have run into an old colleague during the members’ preview, when it is … Continue reading

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Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps.

Oil on Canvas 146 x 237.5 cm C. 1812 William Turner. Provenance: Tate Museum, London, England. http://www.tate.org.uk/ Today, thanks to Mike Leigh’s deft and masterful vision, as if in a lucid astral plane dream spanning the spiral arms of time, … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Rag.

1899 Maple Leaf Rag, Scott Joplin Piano: Scott Joplin. This is such a favourite of mine.  I include here as it is not traditional Jazz; however, as Scott Joplin would be reincarnated and be even more famous, I have chosen … Continue reading

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