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Turner Show Coming to Getty in 2015

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The Tate Britain-organized “J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free” will travel to the Getty Center next year, running Feb. 24 to May 24, 2015, and then to the De Young Museum, San Francisco. There was a big Turner show not so long ago (2007-8), but it didn’t come to the West Coast. “Painting Set Free” will focus on the artist’s late period (1835-50). Coincidentally, the Getty exhibition will overlap with LACMA’s showing of a famous French Romantic painting, Delacroix’s Greece Expiring on the Ruins of Missolonghi.

(Pictured, Turner’s Peace—Burial at Sea, from the Tate collection.)

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  1. About time, can’t think of a can’t miss show outside of the Olmec and Klimt shows in years and perhaps decades, frisco gets the best like the Monet waterlilly’s. Even Diebenkorns ended up in the OC and Palm Springs, idgets. The Almaraz show should be good, though MoLAA should have got it.

  2. My mistake, read LACMA not getty. But took my 25 year old to the Tattoo show and Getty Villa for his birthday, love them as much as he disdains BCAM and MoCA as do HS kids I took there on class visits.

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