Listen to lectures on Francis Bacon
These lectures were presented in association with the exhibition Francis Bacon: five decades.
Elizabeth Grosz on Bacon
Speaking at Sydney University, Professor Elizabeth Grosz (Jean Fox O’Barr Women’s Studies Professor in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Duke University) addresses the complex relationship between Bacon and Gilles Deleuze.
Francis Bacon here and now
A forum introducing Bacon’s work. ABC Classic FM’s Emma Ayres speaks with exhibition curator Anthony Bond (assistant director, curatorial, Art Gallery of NSW), Dr Margarita Cappock (head of collections, Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane), Dr Rebecca Daniels and Martin Harrison (respectively, researcher and editor of the Francis Bacon catalogue raisonné).
Barbara Dawson on Bacon’s studio
Barbara Dawson is the director, Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane. Under her direction, The Hugh Lane team removed Bacon’s studio and its entire contents from London to Dublin. In this talk, she discusses this undertaking, which involved moving 7000 objects, and its implication for subsequent exhibitions of Bacon’s work.
Francis Bacon symposium: Bacon’s bodies
This symposium considered the body as subject, the physicality of painting and the continuing significance of Francis Bacon’s body of work.
Curator, Francis Bacon: five decades and assistant director, curatorial, Art Gallery of NSW
Director of Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane
Conservator, ArtLab Australia, formerly of the Tate Gallery, London
Anthony Bond, Barbara Dawson and Andrew Durham, moderated by Mark Ledbury
Assistant curator, Francis Bacon: five decades
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