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FRANCIS BACON ART ON DISPLAY IN NOTTINGHAM

Posted on 2014-12-21 09:15:50 in PAST_EXHIBITIONS
Image: ‘Figure in a Landscape’ 1945, Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Tate collection, © Tate, London 2014.
Image: ‘Figure in a Landscape’ 1945, Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Tate collection, © Tate, London 2014.

Francis Bacon's 'Figure in a Landscape' 1945, is currently on display at the Nottingham Lakeside Arts Centre in the exhibition 'In The Shadow of War'.

Exploring the figurative art of the 40s and 50s, 'In the Shadow of War' features the work of artists who rose to prominence in post-war Britain, including: John Bratby, Reg Butler, Prunella Clough, Lucian Freud, and Francis Bacon.

Hosted in the Djanogly Art Gallery, the exhibition is in anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Bacon's 'Figure in a Landscape', was exhibited for the first time in April 1945, as the war in Europe was drawing to a close.

The Lakeside Arts Centre is the University of Nottingham‘s unique public arts facility. For more information, including Christmas opening hours and a video introduction, visit the exhibition site.

In The Shadow of War
29th November - 22nd February
Nottingham Lakeside Arts

Word reference: Nottingham Lakeside Arts Gallery website, press release and exhibition guide. Please note all details including names, dates and featured works, opening days/hours are subject to change, for all confirmation please contact the Nottingham Lakeside Arts Gallery.

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