Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Sketches of Cinq Mars-le-Pile' 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner
Sketches of Cinq Mars-le-Pile 1826
Pencil on paper
support: 172 x 122 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

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Bill Woodrow RA, artist

Bill Woodrow, RA. is a sculptor. He studied at Winchester School of Art (1967-68), St. Martin’s School of Art (1968-71) and Chelsea School of Art (1971-2). His first solo exhibition was at the Whitechapel Gallery, London in 1972. In the early 1980s he represented Britain at Biennales in Sydney (1982), Paris (1982, 1985) and Sâo Paulo (1983). In 1986 he was a finalist in the Turner Prize at the Tate Gallery, London. He was a trustee of the Tate (1996-2001) and is currently a trustee of the Imperial War Museum and Governor of the University of the Arts, London. 

‘My interest was not really in finding out how Turner made his drawings but more about using them to make new works that dealt with the physicality of what he was looking at’.

Bill Woodrow After Turner Sketches of Cinq Mars-le-Pile 1826

Bill Woodrow
After Turner Sketches of Cinq Mars-le-Pile 1826