Tag Archive: Francis Bacon

Irving Perfect Penn at Le Grand Palais

  The Grand Palais, in Paris, currently hosts a major Irving Penn retrospective running until 29 January 2018. Penn is regarded as one of the greatest photographers of all time, and this exhibition… Continue reading

Alain Platel nicht schlafen presented at Sadler’s Wells

  Belgian choreographer Alain Platel returns to Sadler’s Wells with nicht schlafen, a dark and intense work featuring the contemporary ensemble les ballets C de la B. After staging shows with music by Mozart,… Continue reading

Queer British Art at Tate Britain, London

Tate Britain currently presents the first exhibition dedicated to “queer British art” if one wants to fall into such categorization. The show will remain on view until 1st October 2017 and features artists such… Continue reading

Francis Bacon to be honoured with a new blue plaque in London

  ‘I am very influenced by places – by the atmosphere of a room … I just knew from the very moment that I came here that I would be able to work… Continue reading

Bella Freud

Fashion designer, icon and true-Londoner Bella Freud talks to Art is Alive about her current projects, David Bowie’s music, her dad’s paintings, and her new perfume. Favourite David Bowie song? Andy Warhol or Queen Bitch. When… Continue reading

Francis Bacon at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco

  “Bacon’s single, most famous art-historical reference is probably that to Velàzquez’s Portrait of Pope Innocent X. But in fact his paintings were more directly inspired by French artists, or artists living in… Continue reading

Francis Bacon’s Catalogue Raisonné and Tate Liverpool show

  The Francis Bacon first-ever Catalogue Raisonné is forthcoming. On this occasion, The Estate of Francis Bacon will present “Six Studies in Soho”, a one-day, free admission exhibition at HENI Publishing, 6-10 Lexington… Continue reading

Harriet Vyner

  Lucian Freud’s muse, author, journalist and curator responds to the Proust Questionnaire in light of the launch of the second edition of Groovy Bob, The Life and Times of Robert Fraser published… Continue reading

Queer British Art to open at Tate Britain

David Hockney’s Model with Unfinished Self-Portrait, 1977. Photograph: Private collection Tate Britain’s 2017 programme will open with the first UK show to focus exclusively on queer British art, marking the 50 year anniversary of the… Continue reading

Francis Bacon exhibition to be presented at Tate Liverpool in 2016

Tate Liverpool has announced a Francis Bacon exhibition in 2016. The Albert Dock gallery will present Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms from May 18 to September 18 next year and that makes me really… Continue reading