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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.

 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  41% 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 London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  35% 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 Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  38% 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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Cerith Wyn Evans: The Tate Britain Commission 2017
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th March to 20th August 2017 - 10am-6pm
Focus: Frank Bowling, Millbank, SW1P | Same location as Focus: Frank Bowling
A major light installation by the British artist and filmmaker, responding to the Duveen Galleries at the heart of Tate Britain....More
 
 
 
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Queer British Art 1861-1967
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April to 1st September 2017
Focus: Frank Bowling, Millbank, SW1P | Same location as Focus: Frank Bowling
The year 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, and Tate Britain isn't letting it go unnoticed. Putting ...More
 
 
 
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Simeon Barclay: The Hero Wears Clay Shoes
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th July to 5th November 2017 - Various Times
Focus: Frank Bowling, Millbank, SW1P | Same location as Focus: Frank Bowling
The Leeds-based multimedia artist who seeks to understand how we identify and situate ourselves within culture and tradition....More
 
 
 
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 6 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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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, Lambeth, London 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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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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Newport Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 9 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been built to bring his collection of over 2,000 artworks out of storage and on display to the public. Taking ... More
 
 
 
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Embassy Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 9 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Embassy Gardens, a new-build neighbourhood in Nine Elms on the South Bank, takes design inspiration from the Meatpacking District of New York with floor to ceiling ... More
 
 
 
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Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... 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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Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Focus: Frank Bowling
The Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain gets its name from the specially commissioned Rex Whistler mural, 'The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats', which provides ... More
 
 
 
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City Café
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
30 John Islip Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
A cool refined decor, pretension-free food and immaculate attention to detail across a versatile set of menus make this a brilliant contemporary version of a classic ... More
 
 
 
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Shepherd's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Marsham Court, Marsham Street, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
This formal restaurant in Marsham Street retains its old school charm and remains popular with men in pin-striped suits - being close to Parliament and several ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 25 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 28 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
 
 
 
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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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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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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 12 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 13 minutes from Focus: Frank Bowling
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 

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Queer British Art 1861-1967Queer British Art 1861-1967Queer British Art 1861-1967The year 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, and Tate Britain isn't letting it go unnoticed. Putting on the first major exhibition in Britain to focus on queer British art, well known figures such as Oscar Wilde, and works by artists including John Singer Sargent, David Hockney an2017-07-23T00:00:00+01002017-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
PRICING  Adult £16.50, concession £14.50
DATES  5th April to 1st September 2017
VENUE  Tate Britain 
The year 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, and Tate Britain isn't letting it go unnoticed. Putting on the first major exhibition in Britain to focus on queer British art, well known figures such as Oscar Wilde, and works by artists including John Singer Sargent, David Hockney an... More about this event
 
Rachel WhitereadRachel WhitereadIn autumn 2017, Tate Britain stages the most comprehensive exhibition to date of Rachel Whiteread, the first woman to win the Turner Prize. That accolade came in 1993, the same year she made House (arguably her best known work), an 'inside out house' where the fireplaces of the interior could be seen on the outside. This life-sized cast of a condem2017-09-12T00:00:00+01002018-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES  12th September 2017 to 4th February 2018
VENUE  Tate Britain 
In autumn 2017, Tate Britain stages the most comprehensive exhibition to date of Rachel Whiteread, the first woman to win the Turner Prize. That accolade came in 1993, the same year she made House (arguably her best known work), an 'inside out house' where the fireplaces of the interior could be seen on the outside. This life-sized cast of a condem... More about this event
The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in LondonThe EY Exhibition: Impressionists in LondonThe EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London delves into an overlooked chapter in the Impressionist story. Hosted by Tate Britain, it looks back to the 1870s, when France was devastated by the Franco-Prussian war and insurrection in Paris, and explores how many artists chose to seek refuge across the Channel. Presenting captivating works by the like2017-11-02T00:00:00+00002018-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  2nd November 2017 to 29th April 2018
VENUE  Tate Britain 
The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London delves into an overlooked chapter in the Impressionist story. Hosted by Tate Britain, it looks back to the 1870s, when France was devastated by the Franco-Prussian war and insurrection in Paris, and explores how many artists chose to seek refuge across the Channel. Presenting captivating works by the like... More about this event
 

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Queer British Art 1861-1967
Queer British Art 1861-1967
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Tate Britain

The year 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, and Tate Britain ...More

 
Neil Chaffey's Birthday Concert
Concerts | On 23rd July 2017 

St John's Smith Square 7 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

The ensemble performs works by Handel, Purcell, Blow, Jacchini, Strauss and many others in aid of Leukaemia Research....More

Sunday Social At The RVT
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th December 2017 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 9 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

An evening of cabaret, plus commercial, pop and dance hits courtesy of DJs Liam Chaplin Simon Le Vans and Sean ...More

Orange
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th July 2017 

Fire 9 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

Dance music from the deck selectors....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd July 2017 

Fire 9 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

The DJs will be selecting their best dance music....More

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Sporting Events | Until 1st October 2017 

Archbishop's Park 11 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

Zip through the skies at up to 50 miles per hour on the fastest zip wire in a big city. ...More

 
Chris Turner & Ben Dali: Edinburgh Previews
Comedy | On 23rd July 2017 

The Battersea Barge 15 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

The Edinburgh fringe favourites preview their material ahead of this year's festival....More

Wicked
Wicked
Theatre | Until 26th May 2018 

Apollo Victoria Theatre 15 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after ...More

 
Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 17 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

Part of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria ...More

 
People Power: Fighting For Peace
People Power: Fighting For Peace
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 17 minutes walk from Focus: Frank Bowling

The Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, ...More

 

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