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Museum & Exhibitions : Turner and the Sublime
Save the date : The exhibition Turner and the Sublime in Canadian Exclusive at MNBAQ in Quebec-City until may 2nd.
Discover one of the foremost artists of the 19th century, Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), English painter, watercolourist and engraver. This major exhibition, organized in collaboration with Tate (London) from the Turner Bequest, affords a unique opportunity to see outstanding works that are rarely exhibited outside England.
The exhibition focuses on the theme of the sublime, a core concept of late 18th century aesthetics and art criticism in Germany and England, which spread throughout Europe in the 18th century. This notion of the sublime expressed itself in Turner’s work in dramatic landscapes describing spectacular storms, tumultuous seas and grandiose natural spaces.
Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec (MNBAQ)- 179 Grande Allée Ouest, Québec
More information : 418 643-2150 – www.mnbaq.org
25 minutes walk from hotel Nomad.
Sources and credit : MNBAQ