Tim Bowness: Stupid Things That Mean the World

Tim Bowness: Stupid Things That Mean the World

By Jordan Blum

So few of Bowness’s peers show the same level of artistic integrity and fearlessness, not to mention boundless creativity and precise expressionism. 29 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

27 Feb 2014 // 3:06 AM

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26 Feb 2014 // 1:30 PM

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Sting's guitarist keeps his solo career chugging with another sturdy release.

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//Mixed media

Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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