J.M.W. Turner: Foundation Stone to 'Fighting Temeraire'

Ref: C3672555

This session will explore aspects of the work of J.M.W. Turner from his early precise architectural subjects to his more experimental and familiar later works. Fully illustrated with discussion.

Course aim

This session will explore aspects of the work of J.M.W. Turner from his early precise architectural subjects to his more experimental and familiar later works. Fully illustrated with discussion.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Contribute to constructive discussion about Turner's works
  • Make comparisons and contrasts between the different aspects of Turner's style at different points of his career
  • Recognise aspects of Turner's style
  • Realise the significance of Turner's work within the wider art historical context
  • Understand some of the background to the production of Turner's work

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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J.M.W. Turner: Foundation Stone to 'Fighting Temeraire'

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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