Opening Talk | Frank Bowling, 'Mappa Mundi'

Opening Talk | Frank Bowling, 'Mappa Mundi'

When: March 24, 2018, 1:45 pm
Venue: IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art
Address: Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Military Road Dublin , Ireland (map)
Organizer: IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art (This event have been posted on Facebook first)
Anna Schneider, Exhibitions, Haus der Kunst, Munich introduces the work of Guyanese-born British painter Frank Bowling, in the context of a major touring retrospective Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi, opening at IMMA on 24 March. This exhibition presents one of the most comprehensive - yet rarely exhibited selection of large-scale paintings by this seminal artist, and is Bowling’s first major exhibition to be presented in Ireland.

Introduced by Rachael Thomas, Head of Exhibitions IMMA - this talk is followed by the exhibition opening with a drinks reception, music and opening speeches by renowned international artist – Isaac Julian and others.

These Opening Events are proudly sponsored by O'Hara's Irish Craft Beers. Join the Opening Party event page on Facebook: Opening Party | Frank Bowling, 'Mappa Mundi'


Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi / 24 March – 8 July 2018
IMMA Main Galleries, West Wing

Showcasing Bowling’s work from the 1960s onwards and covering major developments within his practice, this vital exhibition also includes material from the Frank Bowling archive, and several films featuring footage and interviews with the artist.

The exhibition is organised by Haus der Kunst, Munich in association with IMMA and Sharjah Art Foundation. Prior to the opening at IMMA, Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi was curated by Okwui Enwezor, with Anna Schneider at the Haus der Kunst, Munich from June 23, 2017– January 7, 2018.

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