Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 20TH OCTOBER 2013

ADDRESS
Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RG 
 
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Dates:
26th June 2013 until 20th October 2013
 
PRICES
Adult £16, Concession £14.50
 

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Lowry and the Painting of Modern LifeCriticised in the past for neglecting his work (most vocally by Sir Ian McKellen), Tate Britain dedicates a solo show to LS Lowry, the Lancashire painter who documented life in Britain in the industrial age. Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life, one of the highlights of Tate Britain's 2013 season, will run from June to October bringing around 80 works to London in an exhibition which, "aims to re-assess Lowry's contribution as part of a wider art history".

 

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Richard Strauss And Hubert Parry: Endings And Beginnings
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St John's Smith Square, Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss The Epiphoni Consort and Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra perform the Deutsche Motette for unaccompanied 16-part choir. ...More
 
 
 
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Sub Terrania Showcase
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 20th September 2014 - 5am-12noon
Fire, South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
House and techno from Enzo Tedeschi, Mauro Ferno & Mestivan and Nuno_G....More
 
 
 
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Choir School Open Day
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 20th September 2014 - 11.30am
Westminster Abbey, Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P | 11 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, SW8 | 11 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 11 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Garden Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
Situated in the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames, the Garden Museum provides an insight into ... More
 
 
 
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Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 8 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 11 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
 
 
 
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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London > Restaurants > International restaurants
30 John Islip Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Shepherd's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Marsham Court, Marsham Street, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 35 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 37 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 37 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 11 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 12 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Surrey County Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 15 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 13 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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South London Pacific
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340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 14 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Emmanuel Centre
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9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
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Art In Focus: TalkArt In Focus: TalkFifteen minute talk on artwork.20th September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Art In Focus: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th, 27th and 30th Sep 2014 - 1.15pm-1.30pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Fifteen minute talk on artwork.
Late Turner: Painting Set FreeLate Turner: Painting Set FreeLate Turner: Painting Set FreeWell timed to coincide with the movie of Turner, this major survey of the last works of the influential British landscape artist, J.M.W. Turner, features iconic works from his final period, the 15 years between 1835 and 1850. The exhibition will reassess Turner's extraordinary body of work created during this period, when some of his most celebra20th September 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Ongoing
Late Turner: Painting Set Free
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  10th September 2014 to 25th January 2015
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Well timed to coincide with the movie of Turner, this major survey of the last works of the influential British landscape artist, J.M.W. Turner, features iconic works from his final period, the 15 years between 1835 and 1850. The exhibition will reassess Turner's extraordinary body of work created during this period, when some of his most celebra... More about this event
 
Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida BarlowTate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida BarlowTate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida BarlowThe annual Tate Britain Commission, which fills Tate Britain's Duveen Galleries with a piece of specially created contemporary art, will be by sculptor Phyllida Barlow this year who will unveil her largest and most ambitious work in London to date. She "prefers to work with found objects, or easily accessible, unglamorous, DIY materials" according 20th September 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida Barlow
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  31st March to 2nd November 2014
VENUE  Tate Britain 
The annual Tate Britain Commission, which fills Tate Britain's Duveen Galleries with a piece of specially created contemporary art, will be by sculptor Phyllida Barlow this year who will unveil her largest and most ambitious work in London to date. She "prefers to work with found objects, or easily accessible, unglamorous, DIY materials" according ... More about this event
 
Transform: Lis Rhodes And Aura SatzTransform: Lis Rhodes And Aura Satz22nd September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Transform: Lis Rhodes And Aura Satz
event > Film Events
PRICING  Free, additional charge for major exhibitions
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Early Years Open Studio Programme Tate Britain: CourseEarly Years Open Studio Programme Tate Britain: CourseGallery and studio sessions for young children.23rd September 2014Wednesday 26th November 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Early Years Open Studio Programme Tate Britain: Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  2nd September to 26th November 2014
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Gallery and studio sessions for young children.
Early Years Open StudioEarly Years Open StudioGallery and studio sessions for young children.23rd September 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Early Years Open Studio
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  8th July to 31st October 2014
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Gallery and studio sessions for young children.
Out of Hours Access: The EY Exhibition: Late TurnerOut of Hours Access: The EY Exhibition: Late Turner26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Out of Hours Access: The EY Exhibition: Late Turner
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Phyllida Barlow In Conversation: TalkPhyllida Barlow In Conversation: TalkThe artist is in conversation with Frances Morris, Head of collections and international art at Tate.30th September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Phyllida Barlow In Conversation: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
The artist is in conversation with Frances Morris, Head of collections and international art at Tate.
The Turner Prize 2014The Turner Prize 2014Set up in 1984, the Tate's Turner Prize has been courting controversy ever since. The most notorious prize in the world of contemporary art, it carries a large cash prize - there's £40,000 in the pot - and instant fame for the winner who must be a British artist under fifty and have staged an 'outstanding' exhibition of work completed w30th September 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
The Turner Prize 2014
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  30th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Set up in 1984, the Tate's Turner Prize has been courting controversy ever since. The most notorious prize in the world of contemporary art, it carries a large cash prize - there's £40,000 in the pot - and instant fame for the winner who must be a British artist under fifty and have staged an 'outstanding' exhibition of work completed w... More about this event
Sound, Music, Visual: Producing The InterdisciplinarySound, Music, Visual: Producing The InterdisciplinaryHalf-day conference examining interdisciplinary practice.3rd October 2014Friday 3rd October 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Sound, Music, Visual: Producing The Interdisciplinary
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Friday 3rd October 2014 - 1pm-5.30pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Half-day conference examining interdisciplinary practice.
 

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Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida Barlow
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

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Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

Tate Britain

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Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

Tate Britain

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Totally Thames
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Kids Events | Until 30th September 2014 

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Richard Strauss And Hubert Parry: Endings And Beginnings
Concerts | On 20th September 2014 

St John's Smith Square 7 minutes walk from Tate Britain

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss The Epiphoni Consort and Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra perform the ...More

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House music from Nick Warren, Finnebassen, The Mekanism, President Bongo, Vidis, DAF, Paul Pure, Benjamin Buttons, Akil Varinda and V'Gray....More

Gardens And War
Exhibitions | Until 24th December 2014 

Garden Museum 8 minutes walk from Tate Britain

Exhibition at the Garden Museum examining the way in the which the domestic garden has been utilised by the state ...More

Duckie
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th November 2014 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 9 minutes walk from Tate Britain

Resident DJs Readers Wifes spin pop and indie, hosted by Amy Lame....More

 
 
 
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