CHEERIO : 48 hours with Francis Bacon

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It is with huge excitement that we announce that the launch of CHEERIO Publishing will take place on 27th & 28th April 2022, in collaboration with the Estate of Francis Bacon, at Tristan Hoare Gallery, Fitzrovia. The launch features a 48-hour exhibition of Francis Bacon paintings and John Deakin photographs, alongside works by CHEERIO associated artists and … Continue reading

Time to rewatch “Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon”

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  After visiting the Royal Academy’s major new retrospective of Francis Bacon: Man and Beast you’ll probably want to rewatch John Mayburys 1998 movie on the troubled genius. Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon is a no-hold-barred fictionalized account of the artist and his very tempestuous relationships.   Bacon first spotted … Continue reading

Francis Bacon : Man & Beast …..Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews this major retrospective at the Royal Academy

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\Francis Bacon (1909-92) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his raw, unsettling imagery. He’s generally considered to be one of the greatest modern artists ever. A charismatic, articulate, well-read, gay bon-vivant, he held court in London’s Soho for decades. If I could travel back in time, it would be to spend an afternoon … Continue reading

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