Turner’s Modern World by British painter J.M.W. Turner will be on display from Oct. 17 through Feb. 6 at the Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. The exhibit features more than 100 pieces and explores the industrialization and mechanization of modern life.

“He rose beyond and above all his beginnings and created a body of work that was truly influential, and more influential, I would argue, than any other British artist of his era,” museum Deputy Director George T.M. Shackelford said. “We’re really focusing on people and places in modern times.”

In Turner’s Modern World, the 18th- and 19th-century-artist explored ways to make the events of his time more modern through his art. The exhibit will make its way to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston from March 27 to July 10.

“This session is divided into five sections, and it’s kind of chronological in the sense that we begin with his very early work in the first gallery and we’ll end with his very last work in the last gallery,” Shackelford said.

The majority of the collection was received from the Tate Britain art museum in London.

Admission to Turner’s Modern World will be $18 for adults, $16 for seniors, teachers, students, and military personnel, and $14 for children 6 to 11. The museum is open Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays from noon to 8 p.m, and closed Mondays.

Cristian ArguetaSoto is the community engagement journalist at the Fort Worth Report. Contact him by email or via Twitter. At the Fort Worth Report, news decisions are made independently of our board members and financial supporters. Read more about our editorial independence policy here.

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Cristian is a May 2021 graduate of Texas Christian University. At TCU, ArguetaSoto served as staff photographer at TCU360 and later as its visual editor, overseeing other photojournalists. A Fort Worth...

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