Francis Bacon

Queer British Art

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

Duncan Grant, Bathing, 1911 In a week where three gay men have been murdered in Chechnya, and another 100 rounded up, the tone deaf Janet Street Por...

Antonio Pozo: One of the Top Artists at the Art Fair in Chelsea

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

The Untitled Artists Fair took place in Chelsea in the Old Town Hall in Kings Road last May. An exciting selection of 170 artists under one roof respo...

News Punch: Orwellian Dystopia Homesick Blues

Marc Paterson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

Quite a week for Orwellian Dystopia fans. News Punch is SCARED! Jedward and the stars of TOWIE should be terrified as... Theresa May to criminalise, ...

WATCH: Francis Bacon Paintings Sell For Record Price

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Francis Bacon painting of Lucian Freud has sold for nearly £90m, making it the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. The British art...

LOOK: The Most Expensive Painting Ever Auctioned

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK

This is the most valuable work of art ever sold at auction. Francis Bacon's painting of his friend, Lucian Freud, fetched 142,405,000 US dollars (...

Bacon, Viola, Judd, Chillida (x2), Motherwell, Richter - All in Mayfair

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Every summer big players come to town. And this year after the Jubilee, the Olympics and the Paralympics are in the archives, we are spoilt by choice....

Paint It Black: Art Hits the Canvas

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Durham-born Neil Stokoe, a painter whose quarried face stares balefully at the world, has described his work as 'fatalistic', but he does not go far enough.

Musings: A Walk Through February Auctions

Freya Simms | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Freya Simms

It has been a blockbuster few weeks in the heart of London where records have been made and many works of art have sold in the millions at the great a...

Niyaz Najafov: Francis Bacon's successor?

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

His works are raw, crude and sophisticated at the same.

Recession? What Recession? London Art Auction Raises £74m

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

It was a "healthy" night of sales at Sotheby's yesterday evening as a contemporary art auction brought in more than £74 million - the auction house's...

We Just Won a Damien Hirst!

Josef O'Connor | Posted 09.04.2013 | Home
Josef O'Connor

At 6ft tall, the package was tubular in shape and large enough to contain a shark - crushing my mother's hopes for a diamond skull. Without a van to drive us back to my studio the only clear option was a ride on the 73 bus, with the Damien Hirst reclining on the seat beside me.

£200m Worth Of Masterpieces In One Room

PA | Posted 12.08.2012 | Home

Masterpieces by the likes of John Constable, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Francis Bacon, together valued at more than £200 million, were assembled this ...

What A Scream: The 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home

Did someone say something about a recession? As the world stands open-mouthed - much like the painting in question - at the news that The Scream ha...

Remembering Francis Bacon

ArtFinder | Jen Bayne | Posted 30.06.2012 | Home

Francis Bacon, Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X (1953) This month, on the 28th of April 2012, we commemorated the 20-year ann...

See The 'Sexy Portrait' Set To Sell For £18m

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 20.03.2012 | Home

A "seductive and sexually charged" Francis Bacon portrait is expected to fetch around £18 million when it goes on sale next month. The Portrait Of...