An illustrated exploration of J.M.W. Turner’s gallery in the West End of London, including a bitesize biography of Turner
Visit a reconstruction of Turner’s Gallery, view the paintings he chose to display, and discover Turner’s talent as a gallery designer through his sketches and plans.
Turner and his gallery
Find out why Turner designed his own gallery and visit a reconstruction of the space
Turner took a hands-on approach to the design of his gallery, planning everything from lighting, to the the picture hang, as his sketchbooks reveal
This bitesize biography provides an introduction to Turner’ life and career
Mike Leigh and Timothy Spall provide a behind-the-scenes look at how they recreated Turner’s Queen Street Gallery for the film Mr Turner