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Frank Bowling

£29.95

ISBN: 9781910350515
Artist(s): Frank Bowling
Author(s): Mel Gooding
Format: paperback
Year published: 2016
Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 160
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour throughout

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This volume – newly available in paperback – is the first comprehensive monograph on the art of Frank Bowling. Born in British Guiana in 1934, Bowling arrived in England in his late teens, going on to study at the Royal College of Art alongside David Hockney and Derek Boshier. Dividing his time between London and New York since the late 1960s, he has developed a unique and virtuosic abstract style in which certain formal aspects of American painterly abstraction are assimilated to a treatment of light and space that recollects the great English landscape painters Gainsborough, Turner and Constable.

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