Frank Bowling

born 1936

Frank Bowling, ‘Mirror’ 1966
Mirror 1966
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In Tate Britain


Richard Sheridan Franklin Bowling (born 29 February 1936), known as Frank Bowling, is a Guyana-born British artist who is widely considered to be one of the most distinguished artists to emerge from post-war British art schools. His paintings relate to Abstract expressionism, Color Field painting and Lyrical Abstraction.

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Frank Bowling on Mirror 1966

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