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Tokyo – Francis Bacon: “BACON” at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Through May 26th 2013

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Francis Bacon Paintings Discovered on Backs of Other Works

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Florence – Francis Bacon: “Francis Bacon and the Existential Condition in Contemporary Art,” Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, through January 27th, 2013

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Go See – Rome: Caravaggio and Francis Bacon, Side-by-Side, in a Commemorative Exhibition at Galleria Borghese through January 24th, 2010

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Go See – New York: The Figure and Dr. Freud at Haunch of Venison, featuring JONATHAN MEESE, GEORGE CONDO, CECILY BROWN, ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, ALICE NEEL, FRANCIS BACON, DIANE ARBUS, WILLEM DE KOONING, PICASSO AND MORE. Through August 22, 2009

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Go See – New York: Francis Bacon – A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Through August 16, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Go See: Major Francis Bacon Retrospective, Tate Britain, through January 4, 2008

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Francis Bacon to have a retrospective at Tate Britain: September 11 through January 4

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Francis Bacon

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Sotheby’s Sets Auction Record with $39.7 million Francis Bacon Nude

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

CHRISTIE’S – LONDON UPDATE: FRANCIS BACON “TRYPTYCH” SELLS FOR £26.3 MILLION

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

$49 Million Bacon Leads Auction at Christie’s Next Month in London

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Bacon Portrait to Sell at Sotheby’s May 14th Auction

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Bacon Triptych Joins Basquiat and Richter in Sotheby’s Auction Next Month

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale Realizes $127M, Bacon & Warhol Are Top Lots

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Soutine/Bacon’ at Helly Nahmad Gallery, through June 18, 2011

Friday, May 20th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: “Looking Closely” Auction at Sotheby’s Brings in £93.5 million ($150.5 million) Against High Estimate of £54 million; Bacon Tryptic is Top Lot, Record Set for Dali

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Go See – Lausanne, Switzerland: Cézanne to Rothko at Fondation l’Hermitage, Featuring Braque, Warhol, Ernst, Twombly, Giacometti, Bacon, Renoir, Monet, and more, through October 25, 2009

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Art News: Christie’s Sued over Bacon that Failed to Sell

Friday, March 27th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London. Results were overall dissapointing, Bacon, Rothko go unsold

Friday, February 13th, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 3 of 5: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art, New York, Wednesday, November 12th: Basquiat’s “Boxer” sells while the Bacon does not, “The market is adjusting down”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Bacon portrait expected to sell for £7.5m at Christie’s auction in October

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Christie’s London to Offer Rare Bacon and Freud Masterpiece in June

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Roman Abramovich Revealed as $120 Million Buyer of Bacon and Freud

Sunday, May 18th, 2008
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Russian Artist And Filmmaker Alexander Sokurov Shuts Down Film Foundation Over Government Pressure

July 19th, 2019

Russian film director and current Venice Biennale Russian pavilion artist Alexander Sokurov (Faust, Russian Ark) will shut down his independent film foundation, Primer Inotnatsii after ongoing pressure by the Russian government.  The artist claims that “unfriendliness and aggressiveness” from the state’s culture ministry prevented him from continuing in his work with the foundation.
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Benin Builds New Home for Returning Looted Artifacts

July 19th, 2019

The nation of Benin is building a new space in the city of Abomey for 26 objects of art and cultural heritage looted by French troops in 1894 pledged by the Macron government back to the West African country. “They will allow us to build a new museum and make the royal palaces more economically sustainable,” Gabin Djimass, Abomey’s tourism chief, says of the artifacts.
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Cary Leibowitz and Simon Lince Tour NYT Around their Upstate Home

July 19th, 2019

Artist Cary Leibowitz and the creative director Simon Lince give the NYT a tour of the upstate home, and the collection they have built. “When I first met Simon, I was already in Harlem,” Leibowitz says. “But I had been a hoarder for years, and it was impossible for someone to just move in and feel comfortable. So that’s when we started looking up here.” 
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