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Empire Day

Lloyd’s interviews Professor Ben Bowling

The Lloyd’s Art Fund was established when the current Lloyd’s building was being constructed to invest in modern art that would complement the innovative architecture of Richard Rogers

Works were purchased from the nearby Whitechapel Art Gallery and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Sir Frank Bowling’s Empire Day Picture was acquired from the Whitechapel Open in 1988.

Watch Bruce Carnegie-Brown, Chairman of Lloyd’s, as he speaks to Professor Ben Bowling about the life and work of his father, the artist Sir Frank Bowling.

Sir Frank Bowling

Find out more about Sir Frank Bowling and Empire Day Picture, 1988.

Bruce Carnegie-Brown - Chairman, Lloyd’s

03 Apr 2023