Fri 6 June 2008, The Independent

George Stubbs: Newmarket Heath, with a Rubbing-Down House (c1765)

By Tom Lubbock
"Pictures of nothing, and very like", was how the critic William Hazlitt characterised the work of Turner. He meant that Turner's painting was a meaningless blur, a field of lost focus, where "all is without form and void".
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