現代及戰後英國藝術

Three of a Kind: L.S. Lowry

As one of Britain’s most popular and beloved artists, L.S. Lowry gained fame and recognition for his depictions of Britain’s industrial heartland and those that lived and worked within it. Born in 1887 and raised on the outskirts of Manchester, Lowry worked for almost his entire life as a rent collector in the area. Attending evening classes at Salford School of Art, Lowry would spend his working days sketching those that he saw on his daily rounds, working them up in the evenings in the attic room of his mother’s house under stark electric lights. Today best known for his bustling scenes, full of smoking chimneys, tall red-brick factories and spiking steeples, Lowry’s inspiration for painting these industrial scenes followed his missing a train at Pendlebury station: ‘I saw the Acme Company’s spinning mill: the huge, black framework of rows of yellow-lit windows … against the sad, damp-charged, afternoon sky… The mill was turning out hundreds of little, pinches figures, heads bent down … I watched this scene – which I’d looked at many times without seeing – with rapture.’ Lowry was a prolific artist, producing sketches, worked drawings and paintings from the 1920s until his death in the 1970s. The breadth of Lowry’s working output really does mean that there is something for every collector, at every level, and this is celebrated within the 12 and 13 June sale of Modern & Post-War British Art in London.

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Frances Christie
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Simon Hucker
Senior Director, Senior Specialist, Modern & Post-War British Art
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