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Bacon's 'Painting March, 1985' On Display In Nottingham

Posted on 2013-11-22 01:45:05 in PAST_EXHIBITIONS
Francis Bacon, 'Painting March 1985' (1985) Oil on canvas. © The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London 2013. All rights reserved.
Francis Bacon, 'Painting March 1985' (1985) Oil on canvas. © The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London 2013. All rights reserved.

Francis Bacon's 'Painting March, 1985' is being displayed in the highlight of the Lakeside Arts Centre winter season: the exhibition: 'Pop Art to Britart: Modern Masters from the David Ross Collection'.

The guiding principle behind the David Ross collection is of art produced during his own lifetime, with a particular focus on artists associated with the 1960's Pop Art movement. Artists being displayed in the exhibition include: David Hockney, Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, Patrick Caulfield, Derek Boshier, Gilbert & George, Damien Hirst, Marc Quinn and Gavin Turk.

The piece 'Painting March, 1985' was the subject of a previous blog post surrounding it's auction back in May this year, view this post for further incite and observation surrounding this fascinating piece by Bacon.

David Ross is the co-founder of Carphone Warehouse. Since 2003, he has been involved in leading many other public and private companies, as well as pursuing a passion for the arts, sports and education through the David Ross Foundation. He is a major supporter of Impact: the Nottingham Campaign and Co-Chair of the campaign board. He is also a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery.

The Lakeside Arts Centre is the University of Nottingham's unique public arts facility. The exhibition is hosted in the Djanogly Art Gallery, which is is open Monday - Saturday 11am - 5pm, Sundays 12noon - 4pm,  admission to this exhibition is free. Read more information about the exhibition here.

Pop Art to Britart: Modern Masters from the David Ross Collection
23rd November 2013 - 9th February 2014
Djanogly Art Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre,
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Word reference: The Lakeside Arts Centre website, please note that information such as times and dates are subject to change, for further information please visit the Lakeside Arts Centre website.

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