Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life

Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life

by T.J. Clark, Anne M. Wagner
     
 

Much-loved British painter L. S. Lowry (1887–1976) made the industrial city the focus of his career. This book, published to accompany a retrospective at Tate Britain, shows how Lowry depicted the public rituals of working-class urban life: football matches and protest marches; evictions and fistfights; workers going to and from the mill. He was also a

Overview


Much-loved British painter L. S. Lowry (1887–1976) made the industrial city the focus of his career. This book, published to accompany a retrospective at Tate Britain, shows how Lowry depicted the public rituals of working-class urban life: football matches and protest marches; evictions and fistfights; workers going to and from the mill. He was also a landscape painter, and he sought to show the effects of the industrial revolution. Written by groundbreaking art historians T. J. Clark and Anne M. Wagner, this is a fresh approach to the study of this popular painter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849760911
Publisher:
Tate Publishing
Publication date:
05/06/2014
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


T. J. Clark is professor emeritus of modern art at the University of California, Berkeley. Anne Wagner is professor emerita of modern and con­temporary art, University of California, Berkeley.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >