Gagosian to exhibit Francis Bacon’s first treatment of the papal image—a subject that would preoccupy the artist on and off… Read More
Tabish Khan the @LondonArtCritic picks his favourite exhibitions to see this month – this time they’re all located close to each other… Read More
For the first time in a decade, a major retrospective of paintings by 20th Century master Francis Bacon (1909-1992) is on display in London.
Francis Bacon’s ‘Pope with Owls’ estimate $35-45 Million to lead Phillips’ Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art.
On 17th November, Phillips will offer Francis Bacon’s ‘Pope with Owls’as the star lot of the New York Evening Sale of 20th… Read More
This week the RA announced details of their upcoming Francis Bacon exhibition. So we thought at FAD TV we would bring you this 1965 BBC video interview of Francis Bacon.
In January 2021, the Royal Academy of Arts will present Francis Bacon: Man and Beast, the first exhibition to chart the development of the artist’s work through the lens of his fascination with animals and its impact on his treatment of the human figure.
Art UK is the online home for every public art collection in the UK, recently represented to make 250,000 works easily searchable with a facility to curate your own show. Faced with so many options, I took took the simple approach of looking for less usual examples from some of my favourite C20th artists.
Migration, couples, razor blades, a naked mole rat, swirls, demons and mirrors.
Gagosian is to present Couplings, an exhibition of Francis Bacon’s double-figure paintings. Bacon’s disturbing images—his portrayals of friends and fellow artists, and the deformations and stylistic distortions of classical subjects—radically altered the genre of figurative painting in the twentieth century.
Spanish police have recovered 3 of 5 paintings by Francis Bacon, stolen in 2015. The 5 works by Bacon are estimated to be worth more than £22 million
A trippy tunnel, Bacon and Freud, Paris underground, contemporary Georgian and a starship trooper.
Were there an Olympics for sports and games in art, I could imagine table tennis, chess and football as medallists. Cricket is a rarer presence, partly I suppose due to its limited geographical scope, so the yet narrower history of cricket pads in art, rather than mere genre paintings or celebratory statues of cricketers wearing them, is less than extensive.
Art critic Tabish Khan brings you the top art exhibitions to visit this week.
The paint-splattered gloves are proof that we worship artists’ relics – from Turner’s paintbox to Pollock’s brushes – as traces of genius in their own right
The raw melodrama of Francis Bacon meets the humour and humanity of Maria Lassnig in this superb double bill
Another 7 interesting exhibitions for you to visit chosen by art critic Tabish Khan
A selling exhibition of Francis Bacon drawings, never before exhibited in London, and extraordinary new paintings by Darren Coffield
5 paintings by Francis Bacon have been stolen from the private residence in Madrid of J. C. B., a Spanish friend of the legendary painter who inherited the artworks when Bacon died, in 1992.