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L S Lowry Masterpieces Of Art

Author : Susan Grange
ISBN : 1783613572
Genre : City and town life in art
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Renowned for his paintings of the industrial towns of North West England, Lancashire born Lowry had a distinctive and enchanting style, depicting the everyday life of the world around him. This book portrays a selection of his paintings, sketches and other works, with subjects gleaned from urban landscapes teeming with his iconic .m.atchstick men. .to haunting unpopulated scenes. Often neglected by the elite of the art world his work has received much greater recognition in recent years.
Category: City and town life in art

Mark Rothko

Author : Susan Grange
ISBN : 1783619996
Genre : Painters
File Size : 41.75 MB
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Rothko progressed from figurative and symbolist works to eventually using shimmering and enveloping abstract colour to elevate you to a higher spiritual awareness. Discover the themes, thinking and methodology behind the oeuvre, from Greek tragedy and Nietzsche to music and colour, whilst experiencing his pieces displayed in full, free of clutter.
Category: Painters

L S Lowry R A

Author : Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105031729580
Genre : Art
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Category: Art

L S Lowry

Author : Andrew Lambirth
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114555241
Genre : Art
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L S Lowry is one of Britain's best-loved artists. In "LS Lowry: Conversation Pieces", gallery owner Andras Kalman tells of his long friendship with the man and his experiences as a dealer in Lowry's work. An Hungarian émigré, Kalman opened his first gallery in Manchester in 1949 - an establishment that soon attracted a visit from the great Mancunian artist. Lowry not only bought a work on display but immediately agreed that Kalman become a dealer in his work. The two men became firm friends and their relationship continued until Lowry's death. Now in his eighties, Kalman recalls Lowry in conversation with the writer and critic Andrew Lambirth, drawing a vivid picture of the private man. A sensitive, somewhat reclusive character, Lowry showed himself only to a handful of intimates, and Kalman gives a sympathetic account of his client and friend, drawing attention to the seldom-recognised breadth of his work. Illustrated by 80 paintings, Lowry's best-known works are displayed, along with lesser-known works of equal boldness and originality. A remarkable insight into the life and unique talent of a great British artist.
Category: Art

Urban Constellations

Author : Zoë Thompson
ISBN : 9781317003946
Genre : Social Science
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This book investigates the iconic architectural cultural spaces of the contemporary cityscape as engines of regeneration. Promising much to their fading locales, these spaces locate culture in the space where production once ruled in order to revitalise post-industrial urban provinces. With close attention to four sites across the UK, Urban Constellations engages with the work of Walter Benjamin and Jean Baudrillard, to read these spaces and in so doing, offer a critical intervention into the theory and experience of contemporary cityscapes. Developing the notion of surface ethnography as a methodological approach to examining the form of cultural experience produced by urban cultural spaces, the author sheds light on the manner in which they transform cultural spectatorship, express wider political and ecological concerns and offer differing views to the ’native’ and the ’tourist’ in the construction of local history. The book also examines the decline of the idea that iconic projects can drive regeneration, in the failures and delays that can beset such undertakings. Offering a rich examination of the legacy of urban change in its most recent formulation - that of cultural regeneration - this book reveals the fragile potential of the spaces produced by contemporary ’dream houses’ and as such, will be of interest to scholars of cultural studies, sociology and social theory, urban studies, cultural geography and architecture.
Category: Social Science

Fodor S Essential England

Author : Fodor's Travel Guides
ISBN : 9781640970557
Genre : Travel
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Written by locals, Fodor’s Essential England is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit to England. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodor’s in exploring one of the most exciting countries in Europe. With its irresistible mix of storied heritage and cosmopolitan charm, England will wow you with its history, culture, and must-see towns and cities. Fodor's England captures the most memorable sights and experiences in dazzling color, from fabulous historic houses and quaint villages to cozy country pubs and London's cutting-edge food, art, and nightlife scenes. Fodor’s England includes: •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: This edition includes new restaurants and hotels from all over the country, to make sure you find the best places to eat and stay. You’ll also get up-to-date information on popular destinations such as Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stonehenge, and more. London's hot hotel and restaurant scenes get attention too, along with the East End's thriving art galleries. •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE: A brief introduction and spectacular color photos capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout England. •DETAILED COLOR MAPS: Over 80 color city and regional maps to help you plan and get around stress-free. •GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Stunning magazine-style color features highlight must-have experiences, from making the most of a visit to the Tower of London or York Minster to planning a perfect garden tour or Lake District walk. Other features will give you the inside scoop on England's culinary scene, presenting the best cheeses, seafood, and Indian food in the country. •ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS: Sample itineraries help you plan and make the most of your time. We include tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports, and the outdoors. “Fodor's Choice” designates our best picks in every category. •INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Convenient overviews show each region and its highlights, and detail-rich chapter planning sections have on-target advice and tips for planning your time and for getting around the country by car, bus, and train. •COVERS: London, Bath, Cambridge, the Cotswolds, Liverpool, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Manchester, Stonehenge, York, Oxford, Cornwall, and more. ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor's has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years. Looking for a guide about London or the rest of the United Kingdom? Check out Fodor’s London, Fodor’s Essential Great Britain, and Fodor’s Scotland.
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Make The Most Of Your Time In Britain

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9781405388610
Genre : Travel
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Building on the huge success of Make the Most of your Time on Earth, and the resurgence of interest in travel in the UK, Rough Guides brings you 500 of the very best things to do, see and experience in Britain. After almost 30 years' spanning the globe, it's DK's expert opinion that many of the very best things to do are right on London's doorstep. Not just a celebration of English heritage and culture - the unparalleled concentration of historic houses and gardens, the staggering beauty and dramatic diversity of Britain's landscapes, the color, dynamism, and downright eccentricity of London's festivals and traditions - but a celebration of how London country has changed for the better. From its cutting-edge and reinvented museums and galleries to the glorious revolution in its cuisine, Rough Guides is celebrating all of this in an inspirational travel book that not only looks good but is great to read. So wave good-bye to the misery of airport lines and baggage fees, and Make the Most of your Time in Britain. Now available in epub format.
Category: Travel


Author : Michael Howard
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028630775
Genre : Painting, British
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L.S. Lowry is probably Britain's most popular artist. This book takes a fresh look at his work, and with over 200 colour reproductions, it will be an essential book for students and admirers of his work.
Category: Painting, British