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Kimbell Art Museum: Turner's Modern World Exhibit

Now - February 6

Kimbell Art Museum - Turner's Modern World Exhibit
The Northampton Election, 6 December 1830 by J.M.W. Turner

Embark on a roaring and wondrous journey through history with NBC 5 and the Kimbell Art Museum as you gaze upon Turner’s Modern World Exhibit. The exhibit displays the paintings of one of Britain’s greatest artists, J.M.W. Turner and is available to the public through February 6, 2022. To purchase tickets, visit

Turner’s Modern World Exhibit will explore Turner’s lifelong interest in the inventions, events, politics, society, culture and science of his time. These elements allowed him to illustrate some of his most original work and transform his painting style. Turner, who was born in the late 18th century, witnessed a variety of technological innovations and the industrialization of modern life. Turner illustrated stories through his skillful brushwork. In his last years, he surpassed other artist by combining his contemporary subjects with a highly innovative style. This particular achievement allowed him to be recognized as one of the founders of modern art.

For more information about Turner’s Modern World Exhibit at the Kimbell Art Museum, visit

NBC 5 is a media sponsor of Kimbell Art Museum’s Turner Modern World Exhibit.

Kimbell Art Museum
Turner’s Modern World Exhibit
October 17, 2021 – February 6, 2022

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