Focus: Frank Bowling

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH APRIL 2013

ADDRESS
Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RG 
 
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Dates:
30th April 2012 until 30th April 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Saturday-Thursday, 10am-6pm | Friday 10am-10pm
 
PRICES
FREE
 

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Having encountered the work of abstract painters when he moved to New York in 1966, Frank Bowling became increasingly interested in the effects that could be created by paint. This led to his experimentation with poured paintings. Pouring paint directly onto the canvas, sometimes from as high as two metres, Bowling discovered this innovative style that saw the paint freefall onto the canvas and, as a result, boasted a unique action painting. Part of Tate's BP British Art Displays, this exhibition displays a range of the Guyana-born artist's work.

 

About Tate Britain

Overlooking the River Thames, Tate Britain was originally founded through the philanthropy of the sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate. The Tate legacy now encompasses three other galleries around the UK, including Tate Modern also in London. Dedicated to showcasing Britain's artistic talent, Tate Britain is home to the greatest collection of British art from 1500 to the present day. More about Tate Britain

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Q-Park Westminster
 
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  25% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 3 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  21% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
 
 
 
Plaza on the River Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £126  39% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
 
 
 
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A History Of Gardening In 100 Objects Curated By Alan Titchmarsh
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th May to 31st August 2014
Garden Museum, Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Writer, TV personality and gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh has been asked to curate this new exhibition for 2014 at the Garden Museum in Kennington, which will ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 29th August 2014 - 10pm
Fire, South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, SW8 | 11 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 11 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Focus: Frank Bowling

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Focus: Frank Bowling
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Tate Britain
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Focus: Frank Bowling
Overlooking the River Thames, Tate Britain was originally founded through the philanthropy of the sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate. The Tate legacy now encompasses three other ... More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Situated in the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames, the Garden Museum provides an insight into ... More
 
 
 
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Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
 
 
 
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Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 8 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 11 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
 
 
 
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW1X | 11 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Focus: Frank Bowling
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City Café
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
30 John Islip Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
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Shepherd's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Marsham Court, Marsham Street, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 35 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 37 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 37 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
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Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 11 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
 
 
 
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Argonauts
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 12 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
This friendly, professional diving club based in Central London has been running for 30 years, and is now based at the Queen Mother Sports centre which ... More
 
 
 
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Surrey County Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 15 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
While Lords is the spiritual home of English cricket, it is The Oval (offically The Brit Insurance Oval), home of Surrey County Cricket Club, that fills ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, SE11 | 12 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 13 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
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The Fentiman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 15 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
The Fentiman Arms is a special pub in Lambeth a cricket ball's throw way from The Oval. They have a lovely wild garden out the back, ... More
 
 
 
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 12 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 14 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Focus: Frank Bowling
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
 
 
 

Tate Britain events

 
Art In Focus: TalkArt In Focus: TalkFifteen minute talk on artwork.2nd September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Art In Focus: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st to 30th September 2014 - 1.15pm-1.30pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Fifteen minute talk on artwork.
Early Years Open StudioEarly Years Open StudioGallery and studio sessions for young children.2nd September 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Early Years Open Studio
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  8th July to 31st October 2014
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Gallery and studio sessions for young children.
Late Turner: Painting Set FreeLate Turner: Painting Set FreeLate Turner: Painting Set FreeWell timed to coincide with the movie of Turner, this major survey of the last works of the influential British landscape artist, J.M.W. Turner, features iconic works from his final period, the 15 years between 1835 and 1850. The exhibition will reassess Turner's extraordinary body of work created during this period, when some of his most celebra10th September 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Late Turner: Painting Set Free
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  10th September 2014 to 25th January 2015
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Well timed to coincide with the movie of Turner, this major survey of the last works of the influential British landscape artist, J.M.W. Turner, features iconic works from his final period, the 15 years between 1835 and 1850. The exhibition will reassess Turner's extraordinary body of work created during this period, when some of his most celebra... More about this event
 
Art School Educated ConferenceArt School Educated ConferenceA conference with guest speakers.11th September 2014Friday 12th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Art School Educated Conference
event > Business Events > Conferences | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 11th September 2014 at 2.30pm-6pm & Friday 12th September 2014 at 10am-5pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
A conference with guest speakers.
Audio Description: The EY Exhibition Late TurnerAudio Description: The EY Exhibition Late TurnerAudio described tour.15th September 2014Monday 15th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Audio Description: The EY Exhibition Late Turner
event > Tours | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 15th September 2014 - 11am-12.30pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Audio described tour.
Andrea Buttner: TalkAndrea Buttner: TalkThe artist discusses her work and research.15th September 2014Monday 15th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Andrea Buttner: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 15th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
The artist discusses her work and research.
Meet Tate Britain With Alys Fowler: TalkMeet Tate Britain With Alys Fowler: TalkA tour of Tate Britain's collection displays.15th September 2014Monday 15th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
On Soon
Meet Tate Britain With Alys Fowler: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 15th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
A tour of Tate Britain's collection displays.
Phyllida Barlow: British Sign Language: TalkPhyllida Barlow: British Sign Language: TalkBSL tour of Phyllida Barlow's work.19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Phyllida Barlow: British Sign Language: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 19th September 2014 - 7pm-8pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
BSL tour of Phyllida Barlow's work.
Phyllida Barlow In Conversation: TalkPhyllida Barlow In Conversation: TalkThe artist is in conversation with Frances Morris, Head of collections and international art at Tate.30th September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
 
Phyllida Barlow In Conversation: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
VENUE  Tate Britain 
The artist is in conversation with Frances Morris, Head of collections and international art at Tate.
The Turner Prize 2014The Turner Prize 2014Set up in 1984, the Tate's Turner Prize has been courting controversy ever since. The most notorious prize in the world of contemporary art, it carries a large cash prize - there's £40,000 in the pot - and instant fame for the winner who must be a British artist under fifty and have staged an 'outstanding' exhibition of work completed w30th September 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
 
The Turner Prize 2014
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  30th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Set up in 1984, the Tate's Turner Prize has been courting controversy ever since. The most notorious prize in the world of contemporary art, it carries a large cash prize - there's £40,000 in the pot - and instant fame for the winner who must be a British artist under fifty and have staged an 'outstanding' exhibition of work completed w... More about this event
 

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Classic pop and dancefloor hits from the decks of Dan Hayes and Mikey B....More

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Winner of BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award 2013. This tale of a boy from a mining community who wants ...More

 
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