Frank Bowling RA
> 2 years ago
Frank Bowling: the artist who put abstraction on the map
The British-Guyanese artist spent decades in New York at the forefront of experimental abstract painting. Now, at age 85, he’s finally celebrated in a retrospective show at Tate Britain. We trace how he got there.
> 3 years ago
How to read it: Frank Bowling’s Wintergreens
Vast and dense, Frank Bowling’s monumental Wintergreens is one of the modern masterpieces in the RA collection. It is currently on display in ‘Mappa Mundi’, a large retrospective of his work at the Sharjah Art Foundation.
4 years ago
Bonnie Greer on black art: “we set out to discover what defined us”
Ahead of a Tate survey of Black art in America, Bonnie Greer tracks the emergence of a generation that defined itself on its own terms.
> 4 years ago
Five art shows to see this week: Whitechapel Gallery, New Art Exchange and more
From fearless female characters to propaganda posters against the Franco regime, we guide you through the best art to see this week.
6 years ago
Our pick of this week’s art events: 18 – 24 September
From Frank Bowling’s ‘Poured Paintings’ to Nollywood videos in Peckham, we guide you through our pick of this week’s art events.
> 6 years ago
Jackson Pollock: pouring his art out
Leading abstract painter Frank Bowling RA welcomes a major show that reassesses Jackson Pollock’s black pourings.
< 7 years ago
In conversation with Frank Bowling RA
Royal Academician Frank Bowling discusses his working practices, his desire to make “pure painting” and the changing reactions to his work throughout his lifetime.
7 years ago
10 minutes with… Frank Bowling RA
Each month, we have a quick chat with one of our Academicians to find out what they’re up to and what the RA means to them.
7 years ago
Black artists in British art
An insight into Eddie Chambers’s ‘Black Artists in British Art: A History from 1950 to the Present’, the first comprehensive study on the topic.