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Austria's Albertina Tours Francis Bacon Art in Liechtenstein

Posted on 2013-10-03 12:45:48 in PAST_EXHIBITIONS
Francis Bacon, 'Seated Figure' 1960, oil on canvas, © The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London 2013. All rights reserved.
Francis Bacon, 'Seated Figure' 1960, oil on canvas, © The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London 2013. All rights reserved.

Francis Bacon art will be exhibited in Liechtenstein, as the permanent collection from the Albertina, Austria, tours under the title: 'Monet to Picasso The Batliner Collection'. The collection has been divided into two, with one part displayed at the Kunstmuseum, Liechtenstein, and the other on loan at The State Hermitage, St. Petersberg, Russia.

'Monet to Picasso', sees the Albertina exhibit its vast holdings of paintings from the period of Modernism, which are primarily made up of works from the Batliner Collection. The epochs covered by this reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection range from Impressionism and Fauvism to German Expressionism, the Bauhaus, and the Russian avant-garde; the presentation concludes with works by Picasso.

The Kunstmuseum will display works from Artists including, Francis Bacon, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Max Ernst, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, Alberto Giacometti, Georg Baselitz and of course Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet.* The Francis Bacon art included in this exhibition is 'Seated Figure' 1960, oil on canvas, and will be displayed at the Kunstmuseum from October 4th until December 1st 2013.*

This exhibition is being developed in co-operation with the Albertina in Austria, Kunstmuseum in Liechtenstein, and The State Hermitage, in St. Petersberg, Russia. For more information visit the Albertina website.

*Please note dates and details are subject to change, due to the distribution of one collection to two locations visitors are recommended to investigate via the Albertina as to where particular works will be displayed.
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