He studied at London's Camberwell School of Art under painter Frank Auerbach
, who has been a lasting influence on his art.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle New Bridge Street (0191 232 7734) Out Of Chaos: An exhibition of works by 50 international artists including Frank Auerbach
, David Bomberg, Marc Chagall, Chaim Soutine and Alfred Wolmark, which address the universality of migration and resulting issues of identity and belonging.
At its heart will be Bowie's collection of modern and contemporary British art-a richly stimulating group of over 200 works by many of the most important British artists of the 20th-century, including Henry Moore, Graham Sutherland, Frank Auerbach
and Damien Hirst.
The other featured artists include Frank Auerbach
, Gillian Ayres, Boyle Family, Patrick Caulfield, Garth Evans, Terry Frost and Bridget Riley.
In that regard, her painterliness is akin to that of the crusty veneer of an early Frank Auerbach
or a late Lucien Freud, in which zones of paint help accentuate space, represent flesh, and suggest surface.
This study of contemporary British painter Frank Auerbach
is arranged by topic and theme, with emphasis on his professional life, his artistic influences, his working methods, and his philosophy on art.
Whilst work such as Baranowska's bears the influence of Expressionism and early Polish modernism, many other artists adopt the language of English modernism: Henryk Gotlib's Torso, 1963, shows the influence of Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud, whilst Francizka Themerson's textured layers and thick impasto are resonant of the style of Frank Auerbach
For her examination topic, Frank Auerbach
played an influential role.
Demonstrating the enduring appeal for London School works, a rediscovered masterpiece by Frank Auerbach
(1971-72) appearing at auction for the first time fetched Au1.
Among the 28 featured artists are Richard Long, Peter Lanyon, John Davies, Paul Nash, Bill Brandt, Conrad Shawcross, David Hepher, Frank Auerbach
, Fay Godwin, Mathew Smith and Spencer Gore.
Indeed, he was among a group of 20th-century figurative painters who dominated the field in the second half of the 20th century, including Francis Bacon, Frank Auerbach
, R B Kitaj, Leon Kossoff and David Hockney.
Elsewhere at Dean Clough, the main show in the big Crossley Gallery is a remarkable one, by George Rowlett, who was taught by Frank Auerbach
and Euan Uglow.