This is the first-ever solo exhibition covering the whole of Frank Bowling's career from the early-1960s to the present day, during which he has influenced generations of painters through his artworks and writing.
Starting with his early abstract works in acrylic, the exhibition moves through his career chronologically and includes many key works such as the celebrated 'map paintings', the visually arresting 'poured paintings', and highly sculptural paintings of the 1980s.
> Craig’s review of Tate Britain – “Tate Britain is the one gallery that I've never bothered to visit before today. And the reason is this: I'm lazy. Yeah I know it's a dumb excuse, but it's true. They need to knock it down and move it closer to the train station. You've either got to get off at Vauxhall and walk across the bridge (not doing that), or get a tube to Pimlico (not doing that either), or wa… continued”
Fantastic Faberge — An Easter event for kids – 19 to 20 Apr 2019 – Take your kids to the Queen's Gallery and see if they can decorate an Easter Egg to compare with the fantastic Faberge ones
Japanese Manga exhibition – 23 May to 26 Aug 2019 – An exhibition of Japanese manga art exploring its cultural crossover and the global appeal of anime and cosplay dressing up
Wallace & Gromit Model Making Workshop – 27 May 2019 – The creators of Wallace & Gromit will be putting on a Model Making Workshop where you can make your very own Gromit
Kiss My Genders — Hayward Gallery – 12 Jun to 8 Sep 2019 – This group exhibition will explore the idea of gender fluidity with artworks that challenge the accepted definitions of gender
Natalia Goncharova at the Tate Modern – 6 Jun to 8 Sep 2019 – The Tate Modern will be putting on a major retrospective of the work by Russian avant-garde artist Natalia Goncharova
Leonardo da Vinci — A Mind in Motion – 7 Jun to 8 Sep 2019 – The British Library's Leonardo da Vinci exhibition will bring together pages from three of his extraordinary scientific notebooks
Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts – 10 Jun to 13 Aug 2019 – The Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the largest open art exhibition in the world, attracting 12,000 entrants
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If you enjoy Tate Britain then you might like to visit Courtauld Gallery (walk it in 30 mins or catch the tube from Pimlico to Temple), National Gallery (walk it in 26 mins or catch the tube from Pimlico to Charing Cross), National Portrait Gallery (walk it in 26 mins or catch the tube from Pimlico to Charing Cross), Royal Academy of Arts (walk it in 28 mins or catch the tube from Pimlico to Piccadilly Circus) and Wallace Collection (catch the train from Pimlico to Bond Street)
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