William Turner Painter


William Turner Painter was one of the last of the great Northern industrial painters; being part of the famed Northern School of Artists who were influenced by the leading visionary painters like L.S. Lowry and the continental expressionists. Born in 1920, William Turner’s career was built upon his depiction of the industrial northern heartlands, encapsulating towering cotton mills, billowing chimneys within a gritty and hardened landscape that was interspersed with reds, oranges, yellow and blues, to cut through the grim reality of the subject matter.
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Laurence Stephen Lowry

Laurence -Stephen- Lowry

Laurence Stephen Lowry better known as L.S. Lowry was unquestionably one of the most celebrated and well-respected British artists of the 20th century, depicting industrial scenes that have defined a generation. Born in 1887 in Stretford, Lancashire, Lowry’s childhood was not a happy experience, living within a controlled and repressive family atmosphere. Continue reading “Laurence Stephen Lowry” »