Category Archives: Museum

DENIS WIRTH-MILLER: LANDSCAPES AND BEASTS REVIEW

The Burlington Magazine just published my review of Denis Wirth-Miller: Landscapes and Beasts at Firstsite in Colchester. Wirth-Miller was Francis Bacon‘s best friend, but does this show help him escape Bacon’s shadow?

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FRANCIS BACON: MAN AND BEAST REVIEW

Earlier this year the The Royal Academy of Arts in London staged the exhibition Francis Bacon: Man and Beast. But what did we really learn about Bacon’s relationship to animals? Read my review in the December issue of Kunstchronik.

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STUDIOLO BACON

It was a great pleasure to open “Francis Bacon – In the Mirror of Photography” at the Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen last week. The Studiolo display, curated by myself and Christian Spies, includes three paintings by Francis Bacon, among them … Continue reading

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CONNOISSEURSHIP CONFERENCE

‘In other words, less emphasis is put on the knowledge of art and familiarity with it’s research material.’ I am looking forward to speaking at the conference ‘Connoisseurship in Contemporary Art Research’ taking place in Helsinki in November and organised by … Continue reading

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ALL TOO HUMAN

Tate invited me to take part in a talk and panel discussion on the concept of ‘Gaze’ in relationship to their current exhibition All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life, 28 February – 27 August 2018. … Continue reading

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