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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

Bacon Tops Biggest Sale at Sotheby’s

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

In separate events, Qatar’s ruling family buys $72.8M Rothko, $52.7M Bacon, $19M Hirst

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008
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Walker Art Center to Commission Native American Artist Work

July 20th, 2018

Walker Art Center, via Art NewsThe Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will commission a Native artist to do a public artwork for the museum’s sculpture garden, a response to the controversy over artist Sam Durant’s Scaffold work. “We are extremely fortunate to be working with the expertise, knowledge, and creative thinking of this committee, who collectively will help bring an important new work of art to the Walker Art Center collection and to the Twin Cities,” says Siri Engberg, the Walker’s senior curator and director of exhibitions.
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Royal Academy Plans Show of Works by Bill Viola and Michelangelo

July 20th, 2018

Bill Viola, via The GuardianThe Royal Academy in London will mount a show of works by Bill Viola alongside works by Michelangelo, The Guardian reports. “I got out the Michelangelos for him, thinking they had much more connection with the themes that Bill had been exploring throughout his career,” Martin Clayton, the head of prints and drawings at the Royal Collection, says of a meeting years ago between Viola and himself, “and he was blown away by them.”
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Pace Appoints Whitney Ferrare Director of Hong Kong Space

July 20th, 2018

Whitney Ferrare, via Art NewsPace Gallery has appointed Whitney Ferrare senior director of its Hong Kong location, bringing her over from Gagosian’s Hong Kong space. “Pace is distinct for its long-held and dedicated engagement with the artists and collectors across Asia—having partnered with legendary dealer Leng Lin to be the first major Western gallery to open a space in Asia, launching Pace in Beijing in 2008,” Ferrare says. “It feels particularly momentous to join Pace as the gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary in Asia, now with galleries in Hong Kong and Seoul, as well as Beijing.”
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