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Turner on Screen: How the Victorians Built Britain: How Britain Got Moving (2007) & J. M. W. Turner (2006)

The life and times of the British artist J. M. W. Turner have inspired a range of big- and small- screen productions that offer perspectives on his legendary persona and the dramatic social changes that informed his subjects and revolutionary style. This sampling includes an award-winning characterization of the artist, an in-depth exploration of the greatest repository of Turner’s work, and a look at one facet of Victorian London’s modern transformation. Offered in conjunction with Turner’s Modern World.