Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Skipping through the Times of London online ...

... I noticed that tomorrow is the anniversary of the birth of L.S. Lowry, a painter I can't remember having heard of. As it happens, his work is very much worth looking at. You can see for yourself at the Lowry Educational Site. I can imagine some will not agree. But I spent the first nine years of my life in the shadow of factories. They seemed beautiful to me, especially at night, and to this day I enjoy paintings of industrial scenes.

1 comment:

  1. He's very popular in the UK. Has even been on stamps! (in the days when it was quite an honour to be chosen for a set of stamps).

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