Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book
Frank Bowling exhibition book

Frank Bowling exhibition book

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By Elena Crippa
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Celebrating the career of one of the most distinguished artists to emerge from post-war British art-schools, this publication is the first to cover Frank Bowling's entire oeuvre, spanning 60 years.

Beginning with his early figurative work created in the early 1960s, this beautiful exhibition catalogue traces the development of Bowling's practice right up to his most recent work. Bowling's contribution to modern art and his wide-reaching influence is illuminated by a combination of insightful art-historical texts and contemporary artistic voices. Featuring iconic series - such as the `Map Paintings', the `Poured Paintings' and `Thames Paintings' - alongside rarely seen works, this book is a feast of colour and texture that highlights the quality and breadth of Bowling's long and distinguished career.

Born in British Guiana in 1936, Frank Bowling arrived in Britain in his late teens, going on to study painting at the the Royal College of Art in the same cohort as David Hockney and Derek Boshier. Since he started painting in the late 1950s, Bowling has pursued a relentless exploration of the properties and possibilities of paint, experimenting with stitching, staining, pouring and dripping. Often ambitious in scale, and usually described in terms of its colourful and luminous quality, and the energetic application or accrual of paint, Bowling's work combines figuration, abstract elements, popular and autobiographical references, and demonstrates his interest in social and political imagery.

Elena Crippa is Curator, Modern and Contemporary British Art at Tate.
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  • Artist Frank Bowling
  • Exhibition Frank Bowling
  • Dimensions 27.5 x 23 cm
  • Author Edited by Elena Crippa
  • ISBN 9781849766289
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