A Francis Bacon painting has been discovered on the back of two paintings by Irish artist Tony O’Malley. O’Malley seems to have divided the wooden board backing his works, on which Bacon’s piece, Figure, is painted, to create two other paintings, but the pair have recently been reunited, and are being sold at Christie’s in London as a set, estimated at £20,000- £30,000.
“Now these paintings, and the lost Bacon study, will be reunited and viewed together for the first time in almost 60 years,”
the auction house said in a statement. Read More over at the Irish Times
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This week the RA announced details of their upcoming Francis Bacon exhibition. So we thought at FAD TV we would bring you this 1965 BBC video interview of Francis Bacon.
In January 2021, the Royal Academy of Arts will present Francis Bacon: Man and Beast, the first exhibition to chart the development of the artist’s work through the lens of his fascination with animals and its impact on his treatment of the human figure.