Francis Bacon in Monaco
The Grimaldi Forum presents the work of Francis Bacon from a unique angle: the influence of French culture and his Monegasque period. Major triptychs as well as famous and less well-known paintings are displayed thematically and shows direct and indirect relationships to France and Monaco. One of the features of this exhibition will also be to cross-reference major works of the masters who inspired Francis Bacon: Giacometti, Léger, Lurçat, Michaux, Soutine, Toulouse-Lautrec and others. The works displayed come from public and private collections. They will show the full range of eloquence and force of this monstre sacré’s art. Among those prestigious institutions lending paintings will be the Tate Britain and the Arts Council in London, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Centre Pompidou, as well as numerous private collections. Enjoy a selection of our favourite artwork.