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Art exhibition including original L. S. Lowry paintings at Hale gallery
ORIGINAL paintings by L. S. Lowry and 32 other northern artists will be displayed in an exhibition at a Hale art gallery this autumn.
Northern Art: Past and Present will run from September 13 to October 13 at Clark Art gallery and will be one of the largest displays of northern art ever exhibited.
The landmark exhibition will takes visitors on a chronological journey, beginning at classic works by Adolphe Valette, moving onto Lowry and his contemporaries and finishing with never seen before by emerging talents such as Liam Spencer and Stacey Manton.
Work by Ben Kelly, who was Machester City FC’s official artist for 2008/9, will also feature in the show.
Bill Clark, northern art expert and owner of Clark Art gallery, said: “The show isn’t just about the big names we know and love but also the ones to watch; the collectors’ favourites for the
“Today there are some wonderfully talented artists working and developing within the northern art genre.
“It’s fascinating to see their work alongside that of the predecessors who inspired them.”
He added: “The exhibition has been in the making for some time – I’ve wanted to hold a landmark exhibition bringing the works of many northern greats together, all in one place.
“Now is an exciting time for the northern art movement and the show is meant to celebrate this and illustrate how the genre has evolved over the years.
“We’re proudly waving the flag for the northern arts scene and letting the north’s finest artistic talent shine.”
Artwork from Clark Art Limited’s Hale and London galleries can be viewed at clarkart-exhibitions.co.uk.