In association with The Lowry, which houses over 400 of Lowry’s works, this exceptional book portrays a selection of his paintings, sketches and other works, with subjects gleaned from urban landscapes teeming with his iconic ...
Author: Susan Grange
Publisher: Masterpieces of Art
Category: City and town life in art
Renowned for his paintings of the industrial towns of North West England, Lancashire born Lowry had a distinctive and enchanting style, depicting the everyday life of the world around him. This book portrays a selection of his paintings, sketches and other works, with subjects gleaned from urban landscapes teeming with his iconic .m.atchstick men. .to haunting unpopulated scenes. Often neglected by the elite of the art world his work has received much greater recognition in recent years.
A FLAME TREE NOTEBOOK. Beautiful and luxurious the journals combine high-quality production with magnificent art. Perfect as a gift, and an essential personal choice for writers, notetakers, travellers, students, poets and diarists. Features a wide range of well-known and modern artists, with new artworks published throughout the year. BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED. The highly crafted covers are printed on foil paper, embossed then foil stamped, complemented by the luxury binding and rose red end-papers. The covers are created by our artists and designers who spend many hours transforming original artwork into gorgeous 3d masterpieces that feel good in the hand, and look wonderful on a desk or table. PRACTICAL, EASY TO USE. Flame Tree Notebooks come with practical features too: a pocket at the back for scraps and receipts; two ribbon markers to help keep track of more than just a to-do list; robust ivory text paper, printed with lines; and when you need to collect other notes or scraps of paper the magnetic side flap keeps everything neat and tidy. THE ARTIST. In his many depictions of north-west England Lowry makes industrial scenes his own, showing how industry had affected the landscape and how the inhabitants of the urban areas lived out their daily lives. THE FINAL WORD. As William Morris said, Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
A FLAME TREE NOTEBOOK. Beautiful and luxurious the journals combine high-quality production with magnificent art. Perfect as a gift, and an essential personal choice for writers, notetakers, travellers, students, poets and diarists. Features a wide range of well-known and modern artists, with new artworks published throughout the year. BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED. The highly crafted covers are printed on foil paper, embossed then foil stamped, complemented by the luxury binding and rose red end-papers. The covers are created by our artists and designers who spend many hours transforming original artwork into gorgeous 3d masterpieces that feel good in the hand, and look wonderful on a desk or table. PRACTICAL, EASY TO USE. Flame Tree Notebooks come with practical features too: a pocket at the back for scraps and receipts; two ribbon markers to help keep track of more than just a to-do list; robust ivory text paper, printed with lines; and when you need to collect other notes or scraps of paper the magnetic side flap keeps everything neat and tidy. THE ARTIST. Lowry said of this painting, 'To say the truth, I was not thinking very much about the people... They were part of a private beauty that haunted me!' His works were created in his own unique style, poetic yet not sentimental, compelling, even at times disturbing, but never judgemental. THE FINAL WORD. As William Morris said, Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
216–30 Dodd P., 'Lowryscapes: recent writings about 'the North'' Critical Quarterly Volume 32, Issue 2, 28 Sep 2007 Grange, S., (2015) L S Lowry: Masterpieces of Art (Flame Tree Publishing, London) Green, A. G, & Pollard, A.J., ...
This book will give you many hours of pleasure and calm, taking you on an enjoyable journey where the satisfaction of creating stunning artworks is mixed with rediscovering the joy of colouring.
Author: Daisy Seal
Publisher: Make Your Own Art Masterpiece
Category: Games & Activities
Printed on high quality paper, this new book features 45 Claude Monet artworks for you to colour, with suggestions too on how to start the colouring. This book will take you on an enjoyable journey where the satisfaction of creating great artworks can bring joy and relaxation into your life.
Take a turn in Turner's world at Tate Britain Find earthly delights with the help of Artangel Tate Britain Various ... Sir John Everett Millais, L.S. Lowry, David Hockney, Chris Ofili, Bridget Riley, William Blake, Lucien Freud, ...
Author: Yolanda Zappaterra
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Amazing Art Adventures gathers together hundreds of exciting, unexpected and memorable art experiences from around the world.
... National Gallery Artist versus Nature 30/04/1975 1970s 80 UK London Royal Academy of Arts Landscape Masterpieces ... Arts L.S. Lowry R.A 1887–1976 01/07/1976 1970s 84 UK London National Gallery Art in Seventeenth Century Holland ...
Author: Cecilia Lazzeretti
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This volume explores the evolution of the language of museum communication from 1950 to the present day, focusing on its most salient tool, the press release. The analysis is based on a corpus of press releases issued by eight high-profile British and American museums, and has been carried out adopting corpus linguistics and genre analysis methodologies. After identifying the typical features of the museum press release, new media more recently adopted by museums, such as web presentations, blogs, e-news, and social media, are taken into consideration, exploring questions such as how has the language of museum communication changed in order to face the challenge posed by new technologies? Are museum press releases threatened by new approaches used in contemporary public relations? Are the typical press release features still detectable in new genres? Drawing on insights from linguistics, discourse analysis, and museum communication this book will be of great value to researchers and practitioners of applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and museum communication scholars.
September October : retrospective exhibition at Graves Art Gallery , Sheffield 1963 1957 BBC film LS Lowry ... By this point , Lowry had virtually ceased to paint industrial landscapes , though an undisputed masterpiece such as Bargoed ...
Author: Andrew Lambirth
Publisher: Chaucer Press
L S Lowry is one of Britain's best-loved artists. In "LS Lowry: Conversation Pieces", gallery owner Andras Kalman tells of his long friendship with the man and his experiences as a dealer in Lowry's work. An Hungarian émigré, Kalman opened his first gallery in Manchester in 1949 - an establishment that soon attracted a visit from the great Mancunian artist. Lowry not only bought a work on display but immediately agreed that Kalman become a dealer in his work. The two men became firm friends and their relationship continued until Lowry's death. Now in his eighties, Kalman recalls Lowry in conversation with the writer and critic Andrew Lambirth, drawing a vivid picture of the private man. A sensitive, somewhat reclusive character, Lowry showed himself only to a handful of intimates, and Kalman gives a sympathetic account of his client and friend, drawing attention to the seldom-recognised breadth of his work. Illustrated by 80 paintings, Lowry's best-known works are displayed, along with lesser-known works of equal boldness and originality. A remarkable insight into the life and unique talent of a great British artist.
Author: Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)Publish On: 1976
L. S. Lowry's greatness is rooted in the classical rather than the emotive stream of European art . ... reflection he answered : “ I have seen large industrial paintings of the Forties and Fifties that I thought were masterpieces .
Author: Fodor's Travel GuidesPublish On: 2018-09-18
Owned by the University of Manchester, this Gothic Revival masterpiece designed by Alfred Waterhouse was built by Enriqueta ... L. S. Lowry (1887–1976) was a local artist, and one of the few who painted the industrial landscape; ...
Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
For a limited time, receive a free Fodor's Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel e-book with the purchase of this guidebook! Go to fodors.com for details. Written by locals, Fodor’s Essential England is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit to England. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodor’s in exploring one of the most exciting countries in Europe. With its irresistible mix of storied heritage and cosmopolitan charm, England will wow you with its history, culture, and must-see towns and cities. Fodor's England captures the most memorable sights and experiences in dazzling color, from fabulous historic houses and quaint villages to cozy country pubs and London's cutting-edge food, art, and nightlife scenes. Fodor’s England includes: •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: This edition includes new restaurants and hotels from all over the country, to make sure you find the best places to eat and stay. You’ll also get up-to-date information on popular destinations such as Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stonehenge, and more. London's hot hotel and restaurant scenes get attention too, along with the East End's thriving art galleries. •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE: A brief introduction and spectacular color photos capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout England. •DETAILED COLOR MAPS: Over 80 color city and regional maps to help you plan and get around stress-free. •GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Stunning magazine-style color features highlight must-have experiences, from making the most of a visit to the Tower of London or York Minster to planning a perfect garden tour or Lake District walk. Other features will give you the inside scoop on England's culinary scene, presenting the best cheeses, seafood, and Indian food in the country. •ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS: Sample itineraries help you plan and make the most of your time. We include tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports, and the outdoors. “Fodor's Choice” designates our best picks in every category. •INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Convenient overviews show each region and its highlights, and detail-rich chapter planning sections have on-target advice and tips for planning your time and for getting around the country by car, bus, and train. •COVERS: London, Bath, Cambridge, the Cotswolds, Liverpool, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Manchester, Stonehenge, York, Oxford, Cornwall, and more. ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor's has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years. Looking for a guide about London or the rest of the United Kingdom? Check out Fodor’s London, Fodor’s Essential Great Britain, and Fodor’s Scotland.
Who looks at art, who is able to look at art and who is encouraged to look at art are all questions raised by the designers, Local Authorities and funders of the Lowry project, the art of L.S. Lowry, and cultural commentators such as ...
Author: Zoë Thompson
Category: Social Science
This book investigates the iconic architectural cultural spaces of the contemporary cityscape as engines of regeneration. Promising much to their fading locales, these spaces locate culture in the space where production once ruled in order to revitalise post-industrial urban provinces. With close attention to four sites across the UK, Urban Constellations engages with the work of Walter Benjamin and Jean Baudrillard, to read these spaces and in so doing, offer a critical intervention into the theory and experience of contemporary cityscapes. Developing the notion of surface ethnography as a methodological approach to examining the form of cultural experience produced by urban cultural spaces, the author sheds light on the manner in which they transform cultural spectatorship, express wider political and ecological concerns and offer differing views to the ’native’ and the ’tourist’ in the construction of local history. The book also examines the decline of the idea that iconic projects can drive regeneration, in the failures and delays that can beset such undertakings. Offering a rich examination of the legacy of urban change in its most recent formulation - that of cultural regeneration - this book reveals the fragile potential of the spaces produced by contemporary ’dream houses’ and as such, will be of interest to scholars of cultural studies, sociology and social theory, urban studies, cultural geography and architecture.
And in this chapter on the heady mixture of arts and football, the Gallagher brothers might dispute this, but the most famous Manchester City fan of all time was a gentleman who died in 1976 at the age of 88. L.S. Lowry's work lives on ...
Author: Antony Rickson
Publisher: eBook Partnership
Category: Sports & Recreation
Football stadiums are supposed to be packed with cheering fans. It was that way for more than 100 years until the coronavirus pandemic changed all our lives. Football managed to struggle on at some levels but without crowds - just cardboard cut-outs and fake noise instead. There was even a half measure for a while with a couple of thousand spectators allowed in. A banner at Old Trafford read, 'Football is nothing without fans', but what we discovered is that it isn't nothing, it's just better with fans there. Filled with fascinating stories, anecdotes, opinions and social media comments, Football's Better with Fans explores what it means to be a supporter. It's a light-hearted and highly dippable look at the lives of loyal fans, the fun and games they've enjoyed, their songs, banter, commitment, tattoos and traditions. The book doesn't shy away from tragedies, hooliganism or racism, but mainly it's a joyful celebration of football fandom and how we all survived when we couldn't go to games.
L.S. Lowry's industrial landscapes givean impression of what life was likefor many people livinginurban centres ... A wonderfully clever exampleof this is Joseph Wright ofDerby's lifesize masterpiece An Experiment on a Bird inthe Air ...
Author: Karen Hosack Janes
As schools are being encouraged to develop more flexible and creative approaches to education, Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learning provides practical guidance and ideas on using the visual arts as a starting point for imaginative, effective learning across a wide range of curriculum subjects. Underpinned by established and current educational thinking, it uses real-life examples to explore how this approach has been used successfully by individual class teachers and as whole-school projects. Offering proven strategies supporting the principles of personalized learning, it will help you involve children in devising cross-curricular themes and setting their own lines of enquiry. Supplemented throughout with case studies and ideas for great artworks to get projects started, as well as examples of children’s own work, it explores: developing individual pupils' talent and respect for their own and other cultures; using a single painting as a starting point for learning in a range of subjects; finding inspiration for your own cross-curricular projects using the visual arts; underpinning all activities with educational purpose; planning for and assessing progression in learning; discovering and using art resources in your region. The tried and tested strategies in Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learning will give all primary school teachers the confidence to explore the benefits of placing the visual arts at the centre of a creative, appealing curriculum.
Later purchases were less interesting but notable works by Walter Russell , Carel Weight , Lucien Pissarro , John Nash , Charles Ginner , Peter Blake , L.S. Lowry , Sandra Blow , Norman Adams and Elizabeth Blackadder were acquired .
Author: Edward Morris
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
There are over thirty public art galleries in north-west England with substantial permanent collections. The superb collections in Liverpool at the Walker Art Gallery and in Manchester at the City Art Gallery and at the Whitworth Art Gallery are well known, while Lord Leverhulme’s splendid British paintings and sculptures preserved at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight have an international reputation. For Pre-Raphaelite, Classical, Aesthetic and Impressionist British art and much else, north-west England cumulatively has public collections unmatched even in London. This book is both a guide and a history to these collections as well as other less famous public collections containing little-known masterpieces.
35 Sir John Betjeman in ' Tributes to LS Lowry ' in the Royal Academy of Arts catalogue , 1976 . ... 11 ' Masterpieces in his spare time ' by Frank Whalley , Manchester Evening News , 18 August 1976 . 12 Lowry's personal papers .
Author: Fodor's Travel GuidesPublish On: 2018-12-18
L. S. Lowry (1887–1976) was a local artist, and one of the few who painted the industrial landscape; galleries here ... collection of paintings by the Pre-Raphaelites and their circle, notably Ford Madox Brown's masterpiece Work, ...
Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
For a limited time, receive a free Fodor's Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel e-book with the purchase of this guidebook! Go to fodors.com for details. Written by locals, Fodor’s Essential Great Britain is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit to England, Scotland, Wales and beyond. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this Great Britain travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodor’s in exploring some of the most exciting parts of Europe. Great Britain remains a perennial favorite with travelers who come for the busy streets of London, the cozy thatched-roof villages of the Cotswolds, and the wild moors and lochs of Scotland. From Edinburgh to Cardiff, discover worthwhile destinations and savvy travel tips with the full-color Fodor's Essential Great Britain. Our selective collection of the best of England, Scotland, and Wales will guarantee you make the most of your trip. Fodor’s Essential Great Britain includes: •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: Fully updated top attractions and experiences in every region of Great Britain from Scotland to England to Wales—from cities to great castles to stately homes to quaint country villages—with plenty of new options for dining, lodging, shopping, and nightlife. •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE: A spectacular color photo guide highlights the ultimate unmissable experiences and attractions throughout Great Britain to inspire you. •DETAILED MAPS: Full-color and full-size street maps throughout will help you plan efficiently and get around confidently. •GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Rich, full-color features invite you to experience the best of Great Britain. Colorful spotlight features on British food, Welsh castles, Roman relics, and more provide insight into contemporary life as well as the past. •ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS: Multiple sample itineraries to help you plan and make the most of your time. Includes tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports and the outdoors. “Fodor’s Choice” designates our best picks in every category. •INDISPENSIBLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Our Great Britain Planner offers transportation information and money-saving tips. Each city or regional chapter contains an orientation map that also highlights the top reasons to visit; a Planning section suggests best times to go and how to organize your trip within the region and get around. Throughout the guide, clear, easy-to-read maps show covered sights and key roads. •SPECIAL EVENTS COVERAGE: Every summer, the Edinburgh Festival draws lovers of music, theater, and comedy while Hogmanay is the most Scottish way to celebrate New Year’s Eve. •COVERS: London, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, Manchester, Liverpool, Yorkshire, Wales, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Glencoe, Loch Lomond, Inverness, Loch Ness, Isle of Skye, and more. ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor’s has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years. Looking for more guides about Great Britain? Check out Fodor’s England, Fodor’s Scotland, and Fodor’s London.
The last section of these reminiscences concerns Lewis's masterpiece the Red Portrait, which is reproduced on the front of the ... I was an unsuspecting lunchtime stroller, attracted to the gallery by a fine L. S. Lowry in the window.
Author: T.G. Rosenthal
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
These critical essays on art and artists by T.G. Rosenthal, chosen by the author from his considerable output over more than fifty years of writing and reviewing, focus mainly on what has come to be known as ‘Modern British’ art - art from the 20th century. Rosenthal knew many of his subjects personally and some became friends: Michael Ayrton; Arthur Boyd; Ivon Hitchens; Thelma Hulbert; L. S. Lowry; Sidney Nolan; Paula Rego. There are also essays on Wyndham Lewis, Jack B. Yeats and the paintings of August Strindberg. There is a profile of Walter and Eva Neurath, founders of the art-book publishers Thames & Hudson, the author’s first employers; an essay on Anti-Semitism in England; and an obituary of Matthew Hodgart, who at Cambridge, influenced and developed Rosenthal’s knowledge and passion for literature.
L. S. Lowry , 24 Mar. William Gear , 14 Apr. Bernard Buffet | Algernon Newton , 21 Apr. British Painting , 1925–1950 , 5 May . Splendid Occasions / Masterpieces of Victorian Paintings at the V & A , 19 May .
Author: Nikos Papastergiadis
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Category: Literary Criticism
"Modernity as exile tackles the themes of migration, displacement, and multiculturalism in the modern world." "Throughout John Berger's writings, whether an art, literature or sociology, the figure of the stranger signals both the pain of uprooting and the insight gained from 'another way of seeing'." "Nikos Papastergiadis uses this figure to argue that 'exile' is not merely a political or social fact, but is an inner condition, central to the postmodern self. He analyses the cultural dynamics that connect migration and exile, not simply as the negative consequence of contemporary culture, but as its fundamental driving force. Peoples are displaced not only by wars and famine but by economics, tourism, global telecommunications. How this explodes our notions of home, of community and our sense of belonging is the central question addressed by this provocative and powerful book."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
One artist who is strongly represented is French born artist Pierre Adolphe Valette. ... One of his most famous pupils was Laurence Stephen (L.S.) Lowry, a painter from humble beginnings who was born and lived locally and now receives ...
Author: K.C. Dowling
Publisher: Grosvenor House Publishing
Category: Sports & Recreation
What you will see, during this walk will be some of the city's incredible statues and some of the magnificent buildings of Manchester. We will learn about some of the famous or infamous incidents that took place and we will hear about some of the sons, daughters and residents of, and visitors to, this city. For the less earnest and more casual amongst us, this short journey can be thought of as a moderate stroll around one of today's world significant cities, hopefully in the famous 'Manchester sunshine,' with perhaps a few interesting distractions and stories along the way.