Barry Schwabsky

 Frank Bowling in his studio at 535 Broadway Studio, c. 1971

Frank Bowling in his studio at 535 Broadway Studio, c. 1971

Getting his due in Germany at long last, painter Frank Bowling was recently awarded the 2022 Wolfgang Hahn Prize. In his honour, we’re sharing Barry Schwabsky's words on Bowling from the latest print issue of Spike.  

There is something enigmatic about her theatrical installations. With paintings, readymades, sculptures, drawings and videos, they draw the viewer into a world of glitter, horror, stars and victims, but we never know who it belongs to. By Barry Schwabsky