Post Tagged with: "Lowry"

in Leader

Editorial – July 2016

Der Clapham Strassenbahn When

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very young, and when not train spotting, I was a keen bus spotter. It was an ideal apprenticeship for a fledgeling
art historian. It involved identifying, sometimes at a considerable distance (through rain), the beautifully crafted, hand-built models, of which there were many different marques and specifications. Every town corporation in 404 Not Found the county had its own […]

in Essays

Perming eight from twelve: Lowry and the painting of modern life at Tate Britain

Lowry deserves treatment as a serious artist, though more usually such an approach is denied him because of, firstly, his suspiciously wide popularity and, secondly, what

is mistakenly characterised as

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stylistic primitivism. A strong whiff of the patronizing informed reviews of this exhibition, as though the work was a tad unsophisticated for critics used to 404 Not Found rambling on for pages about […]