(1921 - 1978)
Alan Lowndes was active/lived in United Kingdom. Alan Lowndes is known for painting.
Biography Alan Lowndes
Largely self-taught, Alan Lowndes was born in Cheshire. He moved to Cornwall in 1959, where he became a friend of Conor and Nancy. Many of his paintings deal with the industrial and working class area where he grew up, although he employs a bright and colorful palette. His work was included in the Tate show St. Ives 1939-1964 held in London in 1985.
Alan Lowndes has often been dismissed as a naive painter, which is complete nonsense. He was a deeply intellectual man of very considerable intelligence, except for his love of alcohol. Mind you, many a great writer, intellectual and painter has suffered from the same weakness. Alan's drawings should never be underestimated, they are strong and go to th
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