Born in Guyana (then British Guiana) in 1934, Bowling studied at the Royal College of Art in London alongside Hockney and Kitaj
, and these works date from his student years.
Barnstone's vibrant expressionist style has been compared to "School of London" artists such as RB Kitaj
, a personal friend of Barnstone's; Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud.
, Allen Jones and Patrick Caulfield and followed the lead of the fashionable American art movements of his day such as Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art.
While his peers at the RCA, who included David Hockney and R B Kitaj
, were focussing on pop art and abstract expressionism, Blackburn embraced landscape painting.
Witnesses remember him shooting patients in the ghetto hospital and women and children who were found as they tried to hide in a barn; in one instance, Kollner "shot the teenagers Emil Kitaj
and Hania Adler point-blank in the head as they knelt in front of him and begged for their lives"; incredibly, "he was holding the pistol in one hand and his own five-year-old son in the other" (189).
At the Royal College of Art,Derek Boshierbecame close to the notable artists involved in the pop art movement, such as Kitaj
, Allen Jones, R.B.
There are works by artists RB Kitaj
, David Jones and Bernie Tan that are directly inspired the poem; works by Eliot's friends and contemporaries such as Henry Moore and Wyndham Lewis and works that evoke the imagery of the poem by artists including Elisabeth Frink, Peter Blake and Hannah Starkey.
and the graphic artist Ben Katchor, whose minimalist drawings and Yiddish-soaked dialogue conjure an older shtetl-like New York.
They will include Paolozzi (whose huge Vulcan sculpture used to stand on Newcastle's Forth Street, near the Telegraph pub), David Hockney, Richard Smith, Ian Stephenson, RB Kitaj
and Joe Tilson.
Of foreign artists, his favorites are Hockney, Kitaj
and Lucian Freud.
The Russian post issued between 1899 and 1920 (when all Russian post offices in China were closed due to a mutual agreement) Russian stamps with the overprint Kitaj
(in the Cyrillic).