Remembering LS Lowry… the Salford artist lives on 44 years after his death

Laurence Stephen Lowry is one of Manchester’s most famous artists and his work is becoming more appreciated as times goes by – indeed a newly-discovered painting of his, ‘The Mill, Pendlebury’ recently sold for £2.65m to a private collector, a timely reminder how relevant he is 44 years after his death.