A painting by LS Lowry
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LS Lowry exhibited abroad for first time in China

Works of British artist LS Lowry are being exhibited solo for the first time outside of the UK when they go on display in Nanjing in China.

His depictions of everyday northern life always proved popular but there has been pressure put on galleries to exhibit him more.

Since his death in 1976 there have been accusations levelled at the the British art establishment that they ignore him for being too working class.

John Sudworth reports.

  • 07 Dec 2014
  • From the section China
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