Tag Archive: Francis Bacon

Sacred Noise at Christie’s in London

  Sacred Noise is a curated display currently on view at Christie’s in London and running until 21st July. The brilliant show explores themes of spirituality, religion, and faith with magnificent works by… Continue reading

Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon united at the Beyeler Foundation

  The Fondation Beyeler – in cooperation with the Fondation Giacometti, Paris – inaugurates an exhibition of works by Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon. The exhibition will be running until 2nd September 2018.This… Continue reading

agnès b.

  Agnès Troublé a.k.a agnès b. is a legend. Stylist, artist, photographer, entrepreneur, activist, philanthropist, film director, art collector, curator, creative genius, pioneer, publisher, feminist…? The list could go on and on and on.… Continue reading

London Painters at Ordovas

  Following its critically-acclaimed presentation in NY, Ordovas brings London Painters to its pristine gallery in London located at 25 Savile Row in Mayfair. London Painters explores the essence of the “School of… Continue reading

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