JMW Turner

Last weekend's FT Weekend had a piece on the upcoming JMW Turner exhibit at the Tate Britain. Turns out, the exhibit will also be at the de Young in San Francisco next year, June to September. 

The paintings are spectacular:

Chichester Canal , 1828

Chichester Canal, 1828

Norham Castle, Sunrise , 1845

Norham Castle, Sunrise, 1845

The Dogano, San Giorgio, Citella, from the Steps of the Europa , 1842

The Dogano, San Giorgio, Citella, from the Steps of the Europa, 1842

The Parting of Hero and Leander , 1837

The Parting of Hero and Leander, 1837