Sunday art walk, looking at Frank Bowling, Haus der Kunst

Artist Frank Bowling

Is there anything better to do on a rainy Sunday than wearing a comfortable, cosy coat and looking at art? I decided to visit the current exhibition of Guyana-born British artist Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi.

Standing before the imposing presence of Bowling’s monumental, delicately worked, and tactile paintings, I am fascinated by the technique and colours of his paintings. References to the natural world evoke reflections on the vernacular and the post-industrial, the mythical and the classical, the literary and the spatial.

Jasmin is wearing a teddy coat by Jil Sander

Jasmin mixes bright yellow and deep red with her camel teddy coat by Jil Sander. Use primary colours to brighten up a grey day and still feel casually comfortable. Trainers by Isabel Marant, Socks by Burlington, earrings by Céline.

Frank Bowling, „Barticaflats“, 1986, Haus der Kunst, Munich

„Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi“ can be seen at Haus der Kunst, Munich, until 7 January 2018.

 

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