L.S. Lowry

On this day in 1887 L.S. Lowry was born in Lancashire.

Famous for painting industrial scenes in the North West he had a distinctive matchstick men style to his paintings which along with the lack of weather effects resulted in many rejecting his art as naive.


Today (thankfully!) most reject this view.

I love the paintings of Lowry but haven’t yet visited the gallery in Liverpool that carries his name and has a permanent display of his work.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s