San Francisco

Harry Bowden

Hobbs Gallery

Born in California in 1907, Harry Bowden studied with Hans Hofmann at the University of California in 1931 and later was his assistant in New York. With one exception, the nostalgic European landscapes and the nudes shown in this exhibition may as well have been painted in Paris. Bowden has neither a contemporary sense of time and place, nor does he appear to have profited from his past association with Hofmann.

John Coplans