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SCHOOL OF LONDON EXHIBITION ARRIVES IN RUSSIA

Posted on 2019-03-12 05:09:07 in EXHIBITION
Image: Francis Bacon's oil and aerosol paint on canvas painting: Second Version of Triptych 1944, 1988. CR no. 88-05.
Francis Bacon, Second Version of Triptych 1944, 1988. Oil and aerosol paint on canvas. CR no. 88-05. © The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London 2019. All rights reserved.

Following runs in London, Budapest, Los Angeles, Malaga and Aarhus, the exhibition Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, and the School of London has opened at The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow.

A number of Francis Bacon works are on display, including the pictured Second Version of Triptych 1944, 1988. Bacon’s art is showcased with fellow ‘School of London’ artists: Lucian Freud, Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, R. B. Kitaj and Leon Kossoff. The show also displays works by ‘School of London’ associated painters David Bomberg, William Coldstream, Paula Rego and Euan Uglow.

This is a ticketed exhibition recommended for ages 16+, open until 19 May 2019. The show is in cooperation with the Tate, which has provided 80 paintings and graphic artworks. It has been curated by Elena Crippa, Curator of Modern and Contemporary British Art at Tate Britain, and Danila Bulatov, Reseacher of the Department of 19th and 20th Century European and America Art.

In association with the exhibition, there is an education programme of lectures, events featuring Russian scholars, and a specialised programme for visitors with special needs, including tours in sign language and tactile exhibits for the visually impaired. More information can be found via the exhibition website.

Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, and the School of London
5 March – 19 May 2019
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts Moscow, Russia

Word reference: The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts website, The Estate of Francis Bacon website.

* Please note: the exhibition is for ages 16+, accessibility and ticketing terms and conditions apply. Tickets are subject to availability. All details including dates, names, featured works, opening days/hours are subject to change. If you're planning a visit, we first recommend checking with The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts for all confirmations regarding this exhibition.

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