06 mai 2018

Exhibition devoted to Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon opens in Basel

Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon, 1965. Gelatin silver print © Graham Keen BASEL.- From April 29, 2018, the Fondation Beyeler is staging an exhibition devoted to Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon: two outstanding protagonists of modern art who were at once friends and rivals, and whose creative vision exerted a powerful influence that still persists today. This is the first-ever joint museum exhibition involving Giacometti and Bacon, illuminating the relationship between the two artistic... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2018

Francis Bacon portrait highlights Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale

Francis Bacon, Study for Portrait, 1977, oil and dry transfer lettering on canvas, 78 x 58⅛ in. (198.2 x 147.7 cm.). Estimate on Request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018.  NEW YORK, NY.- Francis Bacon’s Study for Portrait (1977, estimate on request) will star in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, which will take place on 17 May 2018. The powerful large-scale eulogy to his great muse and lover George Dyer was painted in Paris in 1977 and was last exhibited in London the same year at... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2018

"All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life" opens at Tate Britain

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Three Figures and Portrait, 1975. Oil paint and pastel on canvas, 1981 x 1473 mm. Tate. Purchased 1977. © Estate of Francis Bacon. LONDON.- A landmark exhibition at Tate Britain celebrates how artists have captured the intense experience of life in paint. All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life showcases around 100 works by some of the most celebrated modern British artists, with Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon at its heart. It reveals how their art captures... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2018

Christie's to offer a diverse collection of Modern and Post-War art

Francis Bacon, Three Studies for a Portrait, Oil on canvas, 1976, Estimate: £10,000,000-15,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 LONDON.- Christie’s will offer The Eye of the Architect, a diverse collection of Modern and Post-War art, during ‘20th Century at Christie’s’, a series of sales that will take place in London from 20 February to 7 March 2018: Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal Evening Sales (both 27 February), Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale (28 February) and Post-War and... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Henrietta Moraes on a Blue Couch, 1965

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Henrietta Moraes on a Blue Couch, 1965. Oil on canvas, 198 x 147 cm. Purchased from Ronald K. Greenberg, 1979, 1979.603, Manchester Art Gallery © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Figure Study I, 1945–1946

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Figure Study I, 1945–1946, oil on canvas, 123 x 105.5 cm. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 1998, GMA 3941, National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland.
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh VI, 1957

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh VI, 1957, oil on canvas, 198.1 x 142.2 cm, purchased from the Hanover Gallery, 1957, AC 424, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection.
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992) at Tate

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Three Figures and Portrait, 1975, Oil and pastel on canvas, 198.1 x 147.3 cm, Purchased 1977, T02112, Tate © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Tate. Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Study for Portrait II (after the Life Mask of William Blake), 1955, Oil on canvas, 61 x 50.8 cm, Purchased 1979, T02414, Tate © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Tate. Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Seated Figure, 1961, Oil on canvas, 165.1 x 142.2... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Painting, 1950

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Painting, 1950, oil on canvas, 198.1 x 132.1 cm, purchased with the assistance of the Leeds Art Collections Fund, 1951, LEEAG.PA.1951.0015.LACF, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds Museums and Galleries © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Bridgeman Images
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992) at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Robert J. Sainsbury, 1955, oil on canvas, 114.7 x 99.3 cm, gift from Robert and Lisa Sainsbury. Part of the Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Collection, RLS 3, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Three Studies for a Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne (panel 1 of 3), 1965, oil on... [Lire la suite]