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L.S. LOWRY: THE ART AND THE ARTIST. Second edition. T.G. Rosenthal. Unicorn Press, London, 2014. Distributed 2016 in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. Original edition published 2010 {Worldwide 156628}. 320 pp. with 265 ills. (205 col.). 30 x 26 cm. ISBN 9781910065419 In English.
Publisher's description: L. S. Lowry (1887-1976) is one of the most celebrated painters of twentieth-century England, beloved for his often mysterious paintings of urban landscapes and the masses of quiet people who populated them. This book fleshes out our understanding of Lowry's life and work through a combination of historical investigation and the presentation of previously little-seen sources, including unpublished transcripts of BBC broadcasts in which Lowry talked about his approach, interests, and technique. T. G. Rosenthal, the leading authority on Lowry, also offers close examination of Lowry's friendship with painter David Carr and takes on claims that Lowry suffered from Asperger's Syndrome. This new edition of Rosenthal's best known book includes an obituary published at the time of the author's death in 2014 but otherwise appears to be a straight reprint of the original edition.
Artist(s):Lowry, Laurence Stephen
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Drawing and Watercolor, Painting
Plans: 71,54
Worldwide Number: 171087
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