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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// Short Ends and Leader

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