6 May 2016

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L.S. Lowry Paintings Owned By Cilla Black To Be Auctioned At Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s will present at auction three outstanding works by L.S. Lowry,this June. One of Britain’s best-loved artists, from the collection of another national treasure, the late Cilla Black. The three paintings, which have a total estimate of £520,000-830,000, will be offered in Sotheby’s evening sale of Modern & Post-War British Art on 13 June 2016. One […]

31 August 2014

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Richard Attenborough – Art Belongs To No One

Lord Richard Attenborough; the great creative talent of the British film industry died on 24th August, leaving behind a rich legacy in film – and a lesser known history as a prolific collector of Modern Art. The acclaimed director announced in May 2007 that he was donating his entire collection of Picasso ceramics – numbering […]

24 January 2014

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Important L.S. Lowry Collection To Go Under The Hammer At Sotheby’s

One of the most important Collection of Works by  L.S. Lowry is to be auctioned by Sotheby’s. A stand-alone evening sale of 15 paintings by the artists will take place at 6pm on 25th March 2014. The A.J. Thompson Collection, estimated to fetch in excess of £15 million, includes well-known masterpieces that have previously been […]

21 December 2012

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Tate Britain Announces Major New L S Lowry Exhibition For Summer 2013

Tate Britain has announced that one of the key exhibitions of 2013 will present a major study of the landscapes painted by L.S. Lowry (1887-1976), one of the most popular British artists of the 20th century.  ‘Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life’ is the first such show held by a public institution in London […]

1 November 2012

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L S Lowry Celebrates His 125 Birthday With Google Doodle

L S Lowry, who celebrates his 125 birthday, is honoured with a google doodle today. The painting selected shows his trademark matchstick men and women in an urban Manchester scene. His unique style and personal vision set him apart from the major art movements of his time.  Only in recent years is the range and […]

17 November 2011

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Lowry Piccadilly Circus Just Misses Goal

Painting of Piccadilly Circus by L.S. Lowry sells for £5.6 million but falls short of breaking record set by ‘The Football Match’ L.S Lowry’s much talked-about 1960 painting of Piccadilly Circus sold last night at Christie’s for £5.6 million; whilst this was an undeniably good result, it fell slightly short of its high estimate – […]