Monday, 24 June 2013

L.S Lowry at Tate

Hillside in Wales - L.S Lowry (1962)
Art is as important to me as books thanks to the genius of L.S Lowry.
Over the past 25 years I have spent a lot of time in the Manchester area because of the music, but also because of the work of Lowry.
The above painting is the first Lowry print (postcard) I bought back in the mid 1990's. It meant so much to me then because I was living in Wales. I then went on to buy a whole load of prints which sat in our home like a gallery, or rather a homage.
My love of art has been fuelled since living in Cornwall, especially with Tate St Ives so close by. As a family this culture has become part of our family, something I hope will be long lasting for my kids.
Anyway, I am really pleased that finally Tate in London is showing a major exhibition of his work opening on the
 26 June - 20 October 2013.
If you can you really must go and see it, even if it's to be glad we don't have to live under those conditions anymore.

Wonderful Whitby!

 So, during the February half term, we packed our suitcases and headed up North to Whitby, North Yorkshire. It's a special place for ...