10 mai 2015

Francis Bacon portrait leads Phillips Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York

Francis Bacon, Seated Woman, 1961, oil on canvas, 64 7/8 x 55 7/8 in. (165 x 142.2 cm). Estimate $25,000,000 - 35,000,000. Image courtesy of Phillips.  NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips auctions of Contemporary Art in New York in May will be led by an important large-scale portrait by Francis Bacon (1909-1992) which is expected to realise $25 million to $35 million. The evening auction of Contemporary Art on 14 May will also offer a selection of works from a Private American Collection including examples by many of... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2015

Two re-discovered Francis Bacon self-portraits to be offered at Sotheby's London

Francis Bacon, Self-Portrait, 1975, oil on canvas, 35.5 by 30.5cm, £10-15 million. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- An extraordinary private collection of rarely seen masterpieces will come to auction for the very first time this summer, as 21 superlative works are offered across a series of sales at Sotheby’s in London, New York and Paris between May and July 2015. Assembled in the 1970s and 80s, this discerning collection encompasses outstanding works ranging from African to contemporary art, focused around a single... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2015

Meadows Museum presents first exhibition in U.S. of paintings from the Abelló Collection

DALLAS, TX.- The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University presents the first exhibition in the United States of paintings from the collection of Juan Abelló and Anna Gamazo, considered among the world’s top collectors. The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters features more than 100 works spanning the 15th to the 20th centuries—including paintings by such Spanish masters as El Greco, Jusepe de Ribera, Francisco Goya, Salvador Dalí, and Pablo Picasso, as well as by other major artists including... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

30 masterpieces from St. Petersburg shown in UK for the first time as part of 'Francis Bacon and the Masters'

Francis Bacon, Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh, England, 1956. Oil on Canvas © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2014. NORWICH.- From 18 April, 30 masterpieces on loan from the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg will go on display in the UK for the first time as part of Francis Bacon and the Masters at the Sainsbury Centre, Norwich (18 April – 26 July). The major loan includes important works by Picasso, Velazquez, Rodin, Titian and Matisse, as well as outstanding examples of antique Greek,... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

"Leiris & Co. Picasso, Masson, Miro, Giacometti, Lam, Bacon" au Centre Pompidou-Metz

Francis Bacon, Portrait de Michel Leiris, 1976. Courtesy Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, © The Estate of Francis Bacon/All rights reserved/Adagp, Paris 2014, © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Bertrand Prévost METZ - Au croisement de l'art, de la littérature et de l'ethnographie, l'exposition consacrée à Michel Leiris (1901-1990) est la première grande exposition dédiée à cet intellectuel majeur du XXe siècle. Pleinement mobilisé par les questionnements et idéaux de son temps, Michel... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2014

Exhibition of seminal artworks by modern and contemporary masters opens at Skarstedt London

Francis Bacon, Study for a Pope III, 1961, Private Collection, courtesy of Skarstedt, ©The Estate of Francis Bacon, DACS, London, 2014. LONDON.- Skarstedt London announces In Homage, an exhibition of seminal artworks by modern and contemporary masters including Francis Bacon, George Condo, Martin Kippenberger, Sigmar Polke, Richard Prince and Andy Warhol, with paintings referencing masterpieces by Velázquez, Picasso, Baselitz, Ernst, Goya, Munch and de Chirico. Exploring the ways in which artists have been influenced by their... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2014

Artists who transformed the nature of portraiture lead exceptional auction at Christie's

 LONDON.- Following on from the success of Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art auctions in May when the highest total for a single auction in art market history was achieved, on 1st July Christie’s will present an outstanding selection of Post-War and Contemporary art works. The sale represents many of the most important artists and movements of the 20th and 21st centuries, including works by Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon, Tracey Emin and Peter Doig that challenged the notion of the traditional portrait and changed... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2014

Bacon's 'Study For The Head of Lucian Freud' included in Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Francis Bacon, Study for Head of Lucian Freud, 1967. Oil on canvas, 14 x 12in. (35.5 x 30.5cm.). Estimate: in the region of £8,000,000 - 12,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. LONDON.- One of only two single portrait heads of Lucian Freud ever to be painted by Francis Bacon, this jewel- like painting has spent all of its life within the private collection of the celebrated writer Roald Dahl and the Dahl family. This canvas, which will be offered at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 1 July 2014, was... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2014

Major Francis Bacon Triptych of lover George Dyer to be offered for first time at auction

Francis Bacon, Three Studies for Portrait of George Dyer( on Light Ground), 1964. Estimate: 15,000,000 - 20,000,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This summer, in its flagship Evening sale of Contemporary Art in London, Sotheby’s will offer Three Studies for Portrait of George Dyer (on light ground) by Francis Bacon. Depicting the man who was the love of Bacon’s life at the moment when they were most deeply involved, this exceptionally rare lifetime depiction of Dyer is full of the painterly exuberance that marks out... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2014

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Figure Turning

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Figure Turning. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. titled and dated 'Figure Turning 1962' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 78 1/8 x 57 in. (198.4 x 144.7 in.). Painted in 1962. Estimate $20,000,000 – $30,000,000 Provenance: Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., LondonPrivate collection, New YorkAcquired from the above by the present owner Literature: R. Alley, Francis Bacon, London, 1964, p. 147, no. 203 (illustrated).L. Trucchi, Francis Bacon, London, 1976, no. 79 (illustrated). Exhibited: London, Tate Gallery,... [Lire la suite]
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