Frank Bowling's Abstract World
Brenda Emmanus meets abstract artist Frank Bowling, who became the first black Royal Academician in 2005, to coincide with a major retrospective of his work at Tate Britain.
Internationally renowned abstract artist Frank Bowling became the first black Royal Academician in 2005. Now 85 years old, and as a major retrospective opens at Tate Britain, Brenda Emmanus meets Bowling to look back over his long career. Featuring interviews with critics and fellow artists we discuss the significance of his work in the history of British art.