Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) was a central figure in the romantic movement and is considered one of the greatest landscape painters of Western art.
For a long time admiring its ingenuity, originality and passion, Turner sought to convey a sense of fear caused by the immensity and power of nature - its tangible atmosphere, pulsating energy, the drama of storms and calamities and the transcendental effect of pure light.
At the exhibition "The quest for the sublime
"presents original oil paintings, vibrant watercolors and catchy drafts selected from the Tate Museum.
The exhibition demonstrates the main moments of the artist’s career: from dizzying mountain and sea landscapes to epic historical paintings and mysterious views of Venice.