LS洛瑞去看比賽的畫作在索爾福德重新掛起

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LS洛瑞去看比賽的畫作在索爾福德重新掛起

一幅 "標誌性 "的LS Lowry畫作在拍賣會上以創紀錄的780萬英鎊的價格被買下後,重新在索爾福德公開展出。

在球員基金會被迫出售1953年的作品後,洛瑞藝術中心上個月在佳士得買下了《去比賽》。

索爾福德市長Paul Dennett領導了一場將作品留在該地區的運動,他將這一時刻描述為 "真正的勝利"。

"他說:"《去比賽》是LS洛瑞的一幅典型和標誌性的畫作,它理應與洛瑞的許多繪畫和素描放在一起。

1976年去世的LS-洛瑞在索爾福德度過了他生命中的大部分時間,他的作品與英格蘭西北部密切相關。

繪製於1953年的《去看比賽》是他以體育為主題的眾多畫作之一,其靈感來自博爾頓流浪者隊的舊伯恩登公園體育場。

自2000年畫廊開業以來,這幅畫一直在公開展出,但並不屬於該場地。

Lowry首席執行官Julia Fawcett說。"六個月前,它被從我們的畫廊牆上取下,這可能是我們機構歷史上最黑暗的一天,在那個時候,我認為我們不可能夢想着這幅畫會回到我們身邊。

"這是一位以其他人無法做到的方式與北方對話的藝術家。他不僅在索爾福德,而且在整個北方的心中都有一個非常特殊的位置。"


An "iconic" LS Lowry painting has gone back on public display in Salford after it was bought at auction for a record-breaking £7.8m.

The Lowry art centre bought Going to the Match at Christie's last month after the Players Foundation was forced to sell the 1953 piece.

Salford Mayor Paul Dennett, who led a campaign to keep the work in the region, described the moment as a "real victory".

"Going to the Match is a quintessential and iconic LS Lowry painting, and it should rightly be here amongst many of Lowry's painting and drawings," he said.

LS Lowry, who died in 1976, spent much of his life in Salford and his work is strongly associated with north-west England.

Going to the Match, painted in 1953, was one of a number of paintings he did on the theme of sports and was inspired by Bolton Wanderers' old Burnden Park stadium.

The painting had been on public display since the gallery opened in 2000, but was not owned by the venue.

Lowry chief executive Julia Fawcett said: "It was taken off our gallery walls six months ago, it was probably the darkest day in our organisations history, and at that point I don't think we could have dreamed that the painting would come back to us.

"This is an artist who speaks to the north in a way others simply can't. He has a very special place in the hearts of, not just Salford, but right across the north."

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