Post Tagged with: "Lowry"

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Editorial – July 2016

Der Clapham Strassenbahn When 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, 502 Bad Gateway hand-built models, of which there

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were many different
marques and specifications. Every town corporation in the county had its own […]

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

Lowry deserves treatment as a serious artist,

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though more usually such an 502 Bad Gateway approach is denied him because of, firstly, his suspiciously wide popularity and, 502 Bad Gateway secondly, what is mistakenly characterised as 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 rambling on […]