26 December 2019


Lost LS Lowry Painting Sells At Christie’s For £2.65m

A long lost painting by LS Lowry which hasn’t been seen for 70 years has been rediscovered and heads for the auction block at Christie’s in the new year. The work titled The Mill, Pendlebury, painted in 1943 shows workers on a bank holiday with children playing cricket.

28 August 2014


Restored: LS Lowry Thames Scene Painting And Drawing Goes On Display

A painting and a drawing by LS Lowry depicting scenes of the Thames at Greenwich belonging to a private collection since the 1970s – are to go on display at The Lowry in Salford, minus the yellowing varnish and a few tomato ketchup stains. The drawing (1957) and oil painting (1959) relate to a much […]

2 July 2013

LS Lowry: Uncovering An Enigmatic Beauty In The Proletariat

Natural figures would have broken the spell of my visions so I made them unreal – L.S. Lowry The decision to showcase the career of LS Lowry is bold as well as timely because of the enormity of the debate surrounding his work. Curators TJ Clark and Anne Wagner have set off with the intention […]

10 May 2012


Tate Reveals Chagall, Lichtenstein & LS Lowry Exhibitions For 2013

Tate has revealed details of its exhibition programme for 2013, and top of the bill are shows for LS Lowry, Roy Lichtenstein and Marc Chagall. Artworks by William Scott, Gary Hume and Paul Klee have also been promised. Tate Britain is to play host to LS Lowry’s landscapes in the very first show of his […]

22 March 2012


Drugs Police Stumble Upon LS Lowry Masterpieces

Story behind the stolen LS Lowry masterpieces worth £1.7 million, accidentally discovered during an anti-drugs operation, is this week being aired in court Prosecutor Gerald Baxter recounted how, during an anti-drugs surveillance operation in the Orrell Park and Bootle areas of Merseyside, the police followed Kevin Marlow, 29 to a flat in Arncliffe Road where […]

30 July 2011


Alec Guinness Lowry Painting Recovered in Drugs Raid

Stolen Paintings by the British artist LS Lowry worth an estimated £1.7m have been recovered  by the North West Regional Crime Unit. The works were stolen from collector/dealer Ivan Aird in a violent raid at his Stockport,. home in 2007. They included two paintings and three pencil drawings. Tanker Entering the Tyne is valued at […]