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ART; Turner's sprawling landscape; A broad survey of the British painter's work finds a steady narrative written in his swirling atmospheres.
Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles, Calif.
Subjects: Visual artists; Art exhibits -- Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851)
Author: Meisler, Stanley
Date: Nov 18, 2007
Start Page: F.4
Section: Sunday Calendar; Part F; Calendar Desk
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[...] by concentrating on his later paintings, filled with swirls of color and light and mists and fire and storm, the museum hailed Turner as a godfather of French Impressionism and, even more important, a precursor of American Abstract Expressionism. The show prompted abstract painter Mark Rothko to joke, "That guy Turner learned a lot from me!" Now, another major exhibition, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, is trying to put Turner in better perspective.

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