This vivid painting by Frank Bowling features an intimate yet exuberant canvas filled with color and texture that calls to the light and landscape of Bowling’s native Guyana. Distinctive of Bowling’s masterful and bold experimentation of the period, "Tablet" consists of various media including stitched and …

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Excellent
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed, Dated and Titled on verso
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Included (issued by gallery)
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Adopting an Abstract Expressionist vernacular since the mid-1960s when he moved to New York, Frank Bowling paints in a unique style that draws from abstraction and his Guyanese heritage. A peer of David Hockney and R.B. Kitaj at the Royal Academy of Art, in London, his earlier work, which includes references to his Guyanese heritage, riffs on the work of Color-field painters such as Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko. In the early 1970s, he began pouring paint directly from the can onto his canvases. This period heralded his interest in pure abstraction, which he continues to explore, though his titles or color palettes often reference the landscape of his native Guyana.

Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions
2019
Frank BowlingTate Britain
Frank BowlingTate Britain
2015
Frank Bowling: Map PaintingsDallas Museum of Art
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Tablet, 2002

Acrylic on Canvas, Collage, Fabric
17 1/2 × 16 1/2 in
44.5 × 41.9 cm
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Miami Beach, NEW YORK
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This vivid painting by Frank Bowling features an intimate yet exuberant canvas filled with color …

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, Dated and Titled on verso
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Included

Adopting an Abstract Expressionist vernacular since the mid-1960s when he moved to New York, Frank Bowling paints in a unique style that draws from abstraction and his Guyanese heritage. A peer of David Hockney and R.B. Kitaj at the Royal Academy of Art, in London, his earlier work, which includes references to his Guyanese heritage, riffs on the work of Color-field painters such as Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko. In the early 1970s, he began pouring paint directly from the can onto his canvases. This period heralded his interest in pure abstraction, which he continues to explore, though his titles or color palettes often reference the landscape of his native Guyana.

Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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