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Frank Bowling (b. 1936)

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Royal Academy and Tate Britain Events

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

Frank Bowling Solo Exhibition at Spanierman Modern

Spanierman Modern will host a solo exhibition beginning March 21, 2013.  The artist will be at the opening on March 21 at 6 pm.

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 9 – 10 am, Frank Bowling, Barbara Goldsmith, David Joel, David Levy, and Helen Harrison as moderator, will address Rivers’ importance as a visual artist.

Frank Bowling Gallery Talk at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

On April 3 at 6:30 pm, Frank Bowling will be giving 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 — March 2013.

Frank Bowling in Group Exhibition at the Tate Britain

Migrations: Journeys Into British Art opened at the Tate Britain on January 31, 2012.  The exhibition reveals the significant influence that foreign born artists have had on British art in the past 500 years. The show is 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 a 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 Monograph

In addition, 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 Bowling’s monograph or a copy of Spanierman’s catalogue from Bowling’s 2010 retrospective.

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

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