Artist Elke Reva Sudin captures Turner’s stormy energy through close looking and skillful use of a stylus
It may look like pastel and ink, but this rendition of J. M. W. Turner’s Blue Rigi—Sunrise was made on an iPad. During a recent visit to the Getty Center, visiting Brooklyn artist Elke Reva Sudin used stylus and pixels to capture the vibrant color and energy of several paintings on view, including in our Turner exhibition.
After she tweeted us about her work, we asked her to explain what drew her to this way of sketching and to Turner’s work in particular. She explained: