Peter Peri and Cliff Rowe

Fighting Spirits was published to coincide with a joint exhibition of Peter Peri and Cliff Rowe’s work at the Camden Arts Centre in 1987.

Peter Laszlo Peri (1899-1967), ‘Striking pickets at Smithfield Market’, coloured concrete, c.1951 (copyright Peter Peri Estate)

Cliff Rowe (1904-1989), ‘Two men opening retorts at King’s Cross Gasworks’, oil on hardboard, 1951 (copyright Trustees of the Science Museum, London)

A short video by Debbie Sharp showing how Cliff Rowe sought to represent working people, based on his sketchbooks at the People’s History Museum in Manchester.

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