Synopses & Reviews
Much-loved British painter L. S. Lowry (1887and#150;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
About 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 conand#173;temporary art, University of California, Berkeley.