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09 January 2020 L. S. Lowry - should we celebrate his contribution to British Art
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L. S. Lowry - should we celebrate his contribution to British Art Warburton Raymond Thursday 09 January 2020

He filled his paintings with slumped characters, weighed down by their lives under soulless skies. Those who dislike Lowry point to his simplistic    depiction of the north-west; those who like him refer to the snobbery of his detractors. The lecture will describe Lowry’s life, and explain his art through a discussion of a selection of his paintings. It will balance his industrial paintings with his portraits, seascapes and other subject matter. It will conclude with an assessment of his contribution to British art. 

Warburton Raymond

Has studied art history at the Open University and the University of Buckingham. A Guide at Tate Britain and Tate Modern, who leads public tours of all the permanent displays and also undertakes exhibition tours. An experienced public speaker who has given presentations and lectures on a range of themes to diverse audiences over many years.