Turner Monet Twombly: Later Paintings
Opens: 22/06/2012 Closes: 28/10/2012 Tate LiverpoolUniting five of Monet's water lily paintings for the first time in a generation, this look at the late works of three very different painters draws out common themes of mortality and the sublime. Turner's work has not exactly been scarce in public exhibitions recently, but whatever new angles emerge, this is a chance to see some of the finer painting of the last 250 years. For more information visit: http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-liverpool/exhibition/turner-monet-twombly-later-… Buy: https://tickets.tate.org.uk/performancelist.asp?ShowID=4251
Financial Times“Look every inch his contemporaries...” Major European touring exhibition featuring two of the greatest artists in history, Turner and Monet, gains energy, interest and depth by showcasing them alongside a third, Cy Twombly, who died last summer...
The Independent“The "late style" unites these creative sprits from different eras...” The joy of this exhibition lies not in the themes or parallels but simply the conversation, as Lewison calls it, of three great painters at their fluent, fevered best...
Guardian“Makes too many assumptions about Twombly's claim to greatness...” Twombly died with the reputation of a living Old Master. This exhibition releases him from that burden by revealing some massive flaws, especially when you set him beside Monet...
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