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Frank Bowling: Recent and Upcoming Exhibitions and Events


Frank Bowling' - 37528, 2008
Frank Bowling, Bumble, 2010
Acrylic on canvas, 31 x 39-1/8 inches

Frank Bowling in the Larry Rivers Symposium at New York University Fales Library

The Symposium will celebrate the acquisition, processing, and opening of the Larry Rivers Papers for study and research at New York University's Fales Library & Special Collections.  On March 29, from 9am to 10 am. Frank Bowling, Barbara Goldsmith, David Joel, and David Levy with Helen Harrison as moderator, will address Rivers's importance as a visual artist.

Frank Bowling Gallery Talk at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

On April 3, 2013at 6:30 pm, Frank Bowling will give a gallery talk about his life and work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  

Frank Bowling Solo Display at Tate Britain

Frank Bowling’s pour series was featured in a solo display at Tate Britain, curated by Courtney J. Martin.  The show ran from April 2012 to March 2013.

Frank Bowling in Group Exhibition at the Tate Britain

Migrations: Journeys Into British Art was held at the Tate Britain on January 31, 2012.  The exhibition revealed the significant influence that foreign-born artists have had on British art in the past five hundred years. The show was curated by Lizzie Carey and features Frank Bowling’s Who’s Afraid of Barney Newman (1968). Martin Gayford, an art critic at Bloomberg, recently singled out this work, calling it “a splendid abstract.” We invite you to view the BBC’s video about the exhibition, which also features an interview with Frank Bowling here.

Frank Bowling in Group Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum

In Summer 2012, the Victoria & Albert hosted in London the group exhibition, British Design 1948: Innovation in the Modern Age.  The show was curated by Ghislaine Wood and included Bowling’s Mirror, 1964-66.  Timed to coincide with the summer Olympics and remembering the last time the city hosted the games, the show ran until August 12, 2012.

Frank Bowling in Group Exhibition at El Museo del Barrio, The Queens Museum and The Studio Museum

From June 2012 to January 2013, Frank Bowling had two paintings in the exhibition Caribbean: Crossroads of the World. The show was organized by El Museo del Barrio in conjunction with The Queens Museum of Art and The Studio Museum in Harlem. Carribbean: Crossroads explored the diverse cultural history of the Caribbean Diaspora and its basin.

Frank Bowling Monograph

The Royal Academy of Art recently published a monograph, which honors Frank Bowling’s life and work. Written by the renowned art critic Mel Gooding, the monograph launch coincided with the opening of Frank Bowling’s exhibition at the Royal Academy in 2011.  This monograph was shortlisted for the Historians of British Art Book Prize.  Please visit our website to order a copy of Gooding’s monograph or a copy of Spanierman Gallery’s catalogue from Bowling’s 2010 retrospective.

Frank Bowling is represented by Spanierman Modern
For further information please contact:
Betsy Ann Craig  -  -  (212) 832-1400

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