Category Archives: Francis Bacon

FRANCIS BACON NEW STUDIES

My review of Francis Bacon – New Studies: Centenary Essays was just published on ‘on artbooks’ the blog by artbooksonline. You can read it here: New Studies review  

Posted in art, art criticism, art history, essays, expertise, Francis Bacon, painting, publication, research, scholarship, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

PAUL MELLON CENTRE

I will be taking part in a panel discussion about photographic double exposures in the work of John Deakin, Francis Bacon and Daniella Zalcman. Come and join us at the Paul Mellon Centre on 15 June 2016. The event is … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

FRANCIS BACON IN WIVENHOE

The painter Denis Wirth Miller was Francis Bacon’s best friend. However, their relationship and the fact that they regularly shared Wirth Miller’s studio in the small town of Wivenhoe is virtually forgotten today. I revisited the Wivenhoe chapter in Bacon’s … Continue reading

Posted in art, art history, expertise, Francis Bacon, painting, research, scholarship | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NEW YORK TALK

If you are interested in my talk on Francis Bacon and artistic collaboration at the CAA conference next week in New York come along- the panel is free and open to the public. More details on the CAA website

Posted in art, art history, conference, expertise, Francis Bacon, painting, panel, paper, research, scholarship, symposium, talk, university | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

PERRY OGDEN INTERVIEW

      I interviewed Perry Ogden on photographing Francis Bacon’s Reece Mews studio before its relocation to Ireland in 1998. Find out more in the latest issue of SuperMassiveBlackHole focussing on studio spaces. Download the magazine here

Posted in art, art criticism, art history, atelier, creative writing, digital, Francis Bacon, interview, journalism, online magazine, painting, photographer, photography, publication, studio, SuperMassiveBlackHole, SuperMassiveBlackhole Magazine, workspace, writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

BACON MONTHLY FOCUS

      Francis Bacon was fascinated by bullfighting and repeatedly referred to the corrida in his paintings. Find my brief introduction on the artist’s relationship to the topic as ‘Monthly Focus’ on the website of the Francis Bacon MB … Continue reading

Posted in art, art history, creative writing, Francis Bacon, painting, photography, research, scholarship | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment