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Artists in Close-Up

L.S. Lowry
by Ida Kar
1954
NPG x31629

Rooms 30 and 31
Admission Free

Artists in Close-up
Twelve drawings and photographs of the artists L.S. Lowry (1887-1976) and Carel Weight (1908-1997) throw light on the subjects life and work and includes photographs by Geoffrey Ireland, Sefton Samuels and Ida Kar.