Francis Bacon

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In "Francis Bacon's Hidden Hand in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice: A Study of Law, Rhetoric, and Authorship", Christina Waldman shows how the scene shifts from a "law court" to "chancery court", thereby presaging the evolution of the English legal system, and she brings in a wealth of references to writers who have examined this play and related questions.
If you think about it, Francis Bacon basically paved the way for the first frozen chicken, so we have a lot to thank him for.
Bacon/ Freud is set in 1988 in a Berlin gallery where a small painting was stolen -- a portrait of the great artist Francis Bacon. Since then, it is nowhere to be found.
A RARE Francis Bacon masterpiece, estimated at more than PS20 million, is among three new works announced for Christie's 250th anniversary sale.
TWO Francis Bacon self-portraits are going on public display for the first time after they were rediscovered in a private collection.
HENRY MOORE (1898-1986) AND FRANCIS BACON (1909-1992) are in dialogue in the exhibition Francis Bacon, Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty, at the Art Gallery of Ontario from April 5 to July 20.
Following Vladislav Davidzon's recent article on the record-breaking sale of Francis Bacon's triple portrait of Lucian Freud, British author Robin Saikia recalls meeting the two artists and looks back at their work.
Melbourne, October 15 ( ANI ): Francis Bacon's 'Three Studies of Lucian Freud' could become one of the most expensive modern artworks as it is expected to sell for 100 million dollars.
His name is, of course, synonymous with meat, and his celebrated forebear--the 16th-century philosopher, scientist and statesman Sir Francis Bacon, after whom he was named--died while experimenting with the possibilities of freezing a chicken.
Painters Francis Bacon and LS Lowry, sculptor Henry Moore and novelist Aldous Huxley also declined honours.
A "SEDUCTIVE and sexually charged" Francis Bacon portrait is expected to fetch around pounds 18m when it goes on sale next month.
Summary: A painting by Irish-born artist Francis Bacon sold for the equivalent of $28.7 million this week, the second highest price paid for a work of art at a Christie's post-war and contemporary auction in London.