Andrew Lambirth writes: Rosenthal has done his subject proud. This rich and stimulating book is a fitting tribute to an artist of considerable complexity. --The Spectator, 4 December 2010
Tom Rosenthal's book, colloquial and lively, brings out Lowry's robust eccentricity and takes us close to the man himself. --Daily Mail - Christmas Books 10 December 2010
Gerald Isaman writes: Rosenthal's brilliant book provides so much to ponder, appreciate and enjoy about an iconic artist who in many respects, remains an enigma. --Camden New Journal 3 March 2011
Mr Rosenthal is a skilled and persuasive writer and he has produced a beautiful and important book. --The Literary Review February 2011
From the Publisher
Rosenthal's book is, and will remain, an indispensible guide to Lowry's extensive oeuvre and the cultural and psychological forces that shaped it.
With 265 illustrations of which 205 are in full colour.
About the Author
T.G. Rosenthal, publisher and art historian, holds a PhD in Art History from Cambridge University and has written extensively on art for Studio International, Modern Painters, The Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Times Higher Education Supplement, The Independent on Sunday, The London Magazine, Encounter and many other journals. He has been the art critic of The Listener and The New Statesman and is the author or co-author of books on Jack B. Yeats, Sydney Nolan, The Complete Graphic Works of Paula Rego, Josef Albers, Arthur Boyd, Ivon Hitchens and The Paintings of August Strindberg.