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Turner and Turner

Discover more about Hull’s whaling history as Hull's Maritime Museum unites it’s own whaling collections with works from JMW Turner, offering a unique insight into Hull’s finest artists and the artistic mind of one of the art world’s most revered landscape painters.
Uncover the avant-garde art of the Turner Prize and join the public debate around contemporary British art. Staged in a city outside London every other year, 2017 sees the exhibition showcases the work of four British artists.


Morning - Maritime Museum - An exhibition that unites Hull’s own whaling collections with works from JMW Turner, Turner & The Whale offers unique insight into Hull’s finest artists and the artistic mind of one of the art world’s most revered landscape painters.
On loan from the Tate’s national collection, Turner’s three rare whaling scenes and one maritime scene date from the period when Hull held the title of the UK’s largest whaling port, bringing context to our own nationally recognised pieces and providing the perfect complement to the Turner Prize that bears his name.
Showing from 7th October to 7th January 2017
In partnership with the University of York and the Tate. Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.


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Ferens Art Gallery - Turner Prize,one of the world’s most renowned art prizes, is awarded by Tate to an artist who has exhibited outstanding work in the previous year. The four shortlisted artists for 2017 will exhibit their work at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, from September with the overall winner announced in early December.
Through genres such as portraiture, landscape and still life, the four artists explore how art is able to respond to political and social upheaval.
Showing from 26th October 2017 to 7th January 2018