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WSJ Reports Former Wife of Steve Wynn the Winning Bid on Record-Setting Francis Bacon

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Francis Bacon Triptych May Break Auction Record for Artist at Christie’s Next Month

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

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
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Art Program Offering Classes to Minor Offenders Instead of Court Dates Facing Defunding

October 23rd, 2020

Project Reset, a New York program that allows perpetrators of nonviolent offenses to take art classes instead of taking a court date, is facing budget shortfalls, and may shut down. “Project Reset is one of the most valuable tools we have to address low-level offenses. When you can prevent someone who is arrested for a low-level offense from entering the criminal justice system—and instead offer them a meaningful intervention through art, therapy, and other forms of restorative justice—you spare them the consequences of a criminal conviction, help them recognise and change behaviours, and ideally prevent future arrests,” says DA Cyrus Vance. “Especially today, when criminal justice reform and jail reduction are priorities for New Yorkers, it would be a shame to end this critical program.”
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Marian Goodman Gallery to Close London Space

October 23rd, 2020

Marian Goodman Gallery is planning to close its London gallery at the end of this year, striking an ominous note for the future of London’s art market.  “The art world has undergone dramatic changes in recent years, and the current health crisis and Brexit have introduced even more uncertainty into the market, especially for galleries operating in London,” the dealer said. “The decision to close the London space was made together with the executive team as part of the gallery’s overarching programming and sales strategy to pursue a more nimble approach in London, while continuing our strong presence in New York and Paris, which has served as the hub for our European activity for more than 25 years.”
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Deana Lawson Wins Hugo Boss Prize

October 23rd, 2020

Deana Lawson has become the first photographer to win the Guggenheim Museum’s Hugo Boss Prize. “Her contribution to the medium and the larger cultural landscape is indelible,” says director Richard Armstrong.
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