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    I read an interesting essay recently, and I really want to share the story and my understanding with you. In the essay, “Turner and the Barber’s Shop”, John Berger narrates the life and art of Joseph Mallord William Turner who is one of the most important artists in history. Turner was born in London, the son of a barber. “He was a child prodigy” and entered the Royal Academy Schools at fourteen (215). Next, He had his own studio at eighteen, and his father becomes the assistant and factotum. He had very close relation with his father, and the barber’s shop affected his later painting style a lot too. Turner traveled a great deal during his life, “but in most of his chosen themes water, coastlines, or river banks”(214). He recorded those landscapes by painting in a private and extraordinary painting style, which he called its practicability because it is not romantic as the classic impressionism art, it more fills with reality. The reality appears as violence and turbulent in his landscapes. The judgment towards his life and art was raised, but he still owns the grandiloquent ambition that “he had outpainted Claude Lorrain”(217). In the end, he became a recluse. His solitariness is the result and a by-product of his escapism of people’s judgment and his self-knowledge. Nevertheless, Turner bequeathed his productions to the nation when he died because he wanted them to “exhibited as a whole” (219). “What was Turner thinking? What kind of artistic identity did he try to create,…

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    10 second time-lapse video of a flower’s lifecycle may reflect days of growth, while 10 seconds of ordered images, text, and maps may highlight centuries of a landmark’s history. When properly arranged and displayed appropriately, temporal panoramas may provide successful documentation of a place or objects history [26]. The temporal panoramas can be further classified as: 2.7.2.1 Time-lapse Videos This is a technique based on the controlling of video or film frame rates. The low rate…

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