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The Turner Hall is one of the halls of the Lovian Museum for Modern Art in Newhaven. The art collection is European, American and Libertan romanticism.

Romanticism Edit

The first hall is named after William Turner, a well known Libertan artist who was one of the main caracters of the Romantic movement. This movement was established in the middle of the 18th century in Western Europe, and gained strength during the Industrial Revolution. It was partly a revolt against aristocratic, social, and political norms of the Enlightenment period and a reaction against the scientific rationalization of nature in art and literature. The movement stressed strong emotion as a source of experience.

Many intellectual historians have seen Romanticism as a key movement in the Counter-Enlightenment, a reaction against the Age of Enlightenment. Whereas the thinkers of the Enlightenment emphasized the primacy of deductive reason, Romanticism emphasized intuition, imagination, and feeling, to a point that has led to some Romantic thinkers being accused of irrationalism. Also, nature, solitude and mystery form themes in the romantic works.

Collection Edit

Artwork Creator Origin and date More information
Crossing the Brook William Turner Libertan, 1815 Crossing the Brook
oil on canvas, 193 x 165 cm.
The Fighting Téméraire William Turner Libertan, 1838 The Fighting Téméraire (copy)
oil on canvas, 91 x 122 cm., original painting is owned by Dimitri
WTurner Fishing Boats William Turner Libertan, 1837-38 Fishing Boats (copy)
oil on canvas, 176 x 225 cm., original painting is owned by Regaliorum (S Kitana)
Fonthill Abbey from the southwest William Turner Libertan, 1799 Fonthill Abbey
oil on canvas, 86 x 122 cm.
WTurner Gotthard Pass view William Turner Libertan, 1842 View in the St. Gotthard Pass
watercolor, pen and blue, red and gray inks on cream wove paper, 242 x 341 mm.
William Turner - Gotthard William Turner Libertan, 1804 The Gotthard Pass
oil on canvas
Salisbury Cathedral John Constable English, 1823 Salisbury Cathedral
oil on canvas, 87 x 111 cm.
Stonehenge John Constable English, 1826 Stonehenge
oil on canvas, 84 x 119 cm.
The wanderer above the sea of fog David Friedrich German, 1818 Wanderer above the sea of fog
oil on canvas, 98 x 74 cm.
Landscape with a ruined tower Thomas Cole American, 1832-36 Landscape with a ruined tower
oil on canvas, 89 x 105 cm.
Evening in Arcady Thomas Cole American, 1843 Evening in Arcady
oil on canvas, 92 x 108 cm.
A dream in the Appenine Samuel Palmer English, 1864 A dream in the Appenine
watercolor and gouache on paper,
87 x 99 cm.

Reactions from the visitors Edit

I just love it. The new museum director did a wonderful job.

Dimitri 18:16, 14 December 2007 (UTC)



You did a great job!! I Love it! Naranja![1]

Dimitri 18:14, 14 December 2007 (UTC)



My favorite kind of art!

-- Yuri (Veprom) 16:20, 17 December 2007 (UTC)



Mine as well, that's a coincidence!

Dimitri 16:22, 17 December 2007 (UTC)



This isn't art. This is just a pseudo realistic style, invented because of the lack of photoshop and cameras. Real art is fed by the wonders of expressionism.

SjorskingmaWikistad 15:23, May 10, 2010 (UTC)



References and notes Edit

  1. Naranja is a Lovian word, meaning "congratulations". This reaction originates from the talkpage.
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Lovian Museum for Modern Art
Collection: Turner Hall (Romanticism) - Courbet Hall (Realism) - Monet Hall (Impressionism) - Brake Hall (Cubism) - Macke Hall (Expressionism) - Wesselman Hall (Pop Art) - Ernst Hall (Surrealism) - Landfield Hall (Color Field)
Exhibitions: Medvedev Hall (J.M.W. Turner) - Noble Hall (René Magritte) - Washington Hall (Henri Matisse)
Other Musea: Capitol Museum Group

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