Ep. 8 – Triptych May-June 1973, Francis Bacon

Triptych May-June 1973 – Francis Bacon

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Figures on the Sea Shore – Pablo Picasso, 1931. A classic example of a Picasso biomorph
Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion c.1944 by Francis Bacon 1909-1992
Study for Figures at the Base of the Crucifixion – Francis Bacon
Triptych In Memory of George Dyer – Francis Bacon, 1971
Triptych August 1972 1972 by Francis Bacon 1909-1992
Triptych August 1972 – Francis Bacon
Three Studies of Lucian Freud – Francis Bacon, 1969
Francis Bacon’s Reece Mews studio, photographed by Perry Ogden

Further Viewing


“A Moment of Passion: Francis Bacon, George Dyer and Two Figures (1975) | Christie’s.” Christie’s. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.christies.com/features/Francis-Bacon-and-George-Dyer-A-moment-of-passion-7027-3.aspx.
Brown, Mark. “Francis Bacon Triptych of Burglar Turned Muse Put up for Auction.” The Guardian. May 30, 2014. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/may/30/francis-bacon-triptych-burglar-george-dyer-auction.
Giacobetti, Francis. “Francis Bacon: The Last Interview.” The Independent. November 29, 2012. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/features/francis-bacon-the-last-interview-8368727.html.
“In Memory of George Dyer | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/artworks/paintings/memory-george-dyer.
Jones, Jonathan. “Francis Bacon’s Painting of Lucian Freud Is a Portrait of Two Geniuses.” The Guardian. November 13, 2013. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/nov/13/francis-bacon-lucian-freud-geniuses.
“Never before Offered at Auction, Bacon’s First Ever Portrait of His Great Muse | Christie’s.” Christie’s. May 17, 2017. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.christies.com/features/Francis-Bacon-Three-Studies-for-a-Portrait-of-George-Dyer-8185-3.aspx.
“Pablo Picasso | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/art/influence-inspiration/influence/pablo-picasso.
Porter, Max. “Dying on the Toilet.” The Paris Review. June 13, 2016. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2016/06/13/dying-on-the-toilet/.
Sylvester, David. “Great Interviews of the 20th Century: Francis Bacon Interviewed by David Sylvester in 1963,1966 and 1979.” The Guardian. September 12, 2007. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2007/sep/13/greatinterviews.
“Three Studies of Lucian Freud | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/artworks/paintings/three-studies-lucian-freud.
“Triptych August 1972 | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/artworks/paintings/triptych-august-1972.
“Triptych May-June | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/artworks/paintings/triptych-may-june.
“Triptych – August 1972 by Sir Francis Bacon (1972).” The Squirrel Review. January 06, 2015. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://thesquirrelreview.com/2015/01/06/triptych-august-1972-by-francis-bacon-1972/.
Waters, Florence. “Francis Bacon Portrait Sells for £18 Million.” The Telegraph. June 29, 2011. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/8605308/Francis-Bacon-portrait-sells-for-18-million.html.

Ep. 4 – Summer Evening, Edward Hopper

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Summer Evening – Edward Hopper Prepatory sketch previously owned by actor Steve Martin
Chop Suey – Edward Hopper
Automat – Edward Hopper
The Nighthawks – Edward Hopper



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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s Titanic Memorial
Further Viewing
“Art: Traveling Man.” Time, January 19, 1948.
Bond, Constance. “These Sketches Will Take You Into the Artistic Mind of Edward Hopper.” Smithsonian.com. April 01, 2014. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/these-sketches-will-take-you-into-the-artistic-mind-edward-hopper-180950255/.
“Chop Suey (1929) – the Most Iconic Edward Hopper Painting Left in Private Hands | Christie’s.” Christie’s. November 13, 2018. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.christies.com/features/Chop-Suey-by-Edward-Hopper-9407-3.aspx.
Comey, Janet L. “Edward Hopper Hours of Darkness.” InCollect. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.incollect.com/articles/edward-hopper-hours-of-darkness.
Hodara, Susan. “New Insight Into Hopper in a Girlfriend’s Letters.” The New York Times. October 19, 2018. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/14/nyregion/my-dear-mr-hopper-the-story-starts-here-at-the-edward-hopper-house-art-center-in-nyack.html?_r=0.
Murphy, Jessica. “Edward Hopper (1882-1967).” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. June 2007. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/hopp/hd_hopp.htm.

Ep. 2 – La Reve

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La Reve – Pablo Picasso

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Pablo Picasso – Nude, Green Leaves and Bust
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Pablo Picasso – Bust de Femme, 1939

Further Viewing:


“Early Works.” Pablo Picasso. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.pablo-ruiz-picasso.net/period-first.php.

The Collection of Victor and Sally Ganz: Auction Monday, 10 November 1997 … Christies, 502 Park Avenue at 59th Street, New York, NY 10022. New York, NY: Christies, 1997.

Trachtman, Paul. “Matisse & Picasso.” Smithsonian.com. February 01, 2003. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/matisse-picasso-75440861/.

Vogel, Carol. “Prized Picasso Leads the Ganz Collection to a Record Auction of $206 Million.” The New York Times. November 11, 1997. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/1997/11/11/arts/prized-picasso-leads-the-ganz-collection-to-a-record-auction-of-206-million.html.