BTS’ RM Receives Official Invite From “Kimbell Art Museum” After Revealing His Favorite Artist During BBC Radio 1 Interview

“BTS’ RM has received an unofficial invitation from the Kimbell Art Museum in Texas after his revelation on BBC Radio 1 Interview that his favorite artist is J.M.W. Turner. In a tweet on their official page, Kimbell Art Museum wrote, “Hey BTS, we heard on BBCR1 that RM’s Favorite artist is J.M.W Turner! Consider this your official invite to our upcoming show dedicated to Turner”

The exhibition is called “a roaring, wonderous whirlpool of a show” (The Guardian), Turner’s Modern World presents the astonishing paintings of J.M.W. Turner (1775–1851), one of Britain’s greatest artists. The exhibition will run from October 17, 2021 – February 6, 2022_ Kimbell Art Museum

The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, hosts an art collection as well as traveling art exhibitions, educational programs and an extensive research library. Its initial artwork came from the private collection of Kay and Velma Kimbell, who also provided funds for a new building to house it.

The building was designed by architect Louis I. Khan and is widely recognized as one of the most significant works of architecture of recent times. It is especially noted for the wash of silvery natural light across its vaulted gallery ceilings.

According to the website, the exhibition explores Turner’s lifelong interest in the inventions, events, politics, society, culture and science of his time, which resulted in many of his most original works and transformed his way of painting. Organized by Tate Britain, the exhibition features oils and watercolors from Tate and other British lenders, as well as paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Yale Center for British Art. 

Peace – Burial at Sea exhibited 1842 Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851 Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

This exhibition is organized by Tate Britain in association with the Kimbell Art Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.” Kimbell Art Museum

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