Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon’s heir dies

Solicitors for John Edwards’ estate deny that his lover has inherited the art

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Contemporary sales report: Storm warnings prove inaccurate

Problematic Warhols hinder Christie’s but Sotheby’s sparkles with Richter Riley, Barceló and Flanaghan

Francis Bacon’s paintings of Van Gogh gather in Arles

Fondation Vincent van Gogh assembles the surviving paintings in this series

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Post-War and Contemporary sale report: where have all the Warhols gone?

Record prices for Andreas Gursky, Peter Doig, Luciano Fabro and Douglas Gordon

The Estate of Francis Bacon drops legal action against Marlborough

No evidence of blackmail, and video shows the artist satisfied with his gallery


Perry Ogden, John Edwards, 7 Reece Mews

Francis Bacon’s studio (Thames & Hudson, London, 2001), 129 pp, 60 col. ills £14.95 (hb) ISBN 0500510342.

Freud ramps up efforts to find Bacon portrait stolen in Berlin

A poster campaign has been launched to recover the work which disappeared from the Neue Nationalgalerie


Bacon Estate v. Marlborough gallery to go to High Court in January

Litigation may reveal the operations of one of London’s leading galleries and its Liechtenstein subsidiary


What's on in London: The house that crashed on Japan and other urban dilemmas

Bacon lithographs at Coskun, Euan Uglow at Browse and Darby and Albers at Waddingtons

Bacon estate bans reproductions of images in Barbican exhibition

Tate lends Bacon works on paper for comparison with disputed works but comparative photos of Tate works are not allowed

Marlborough wins suit against Schwitters estate

Bacon executor denies parallels with its own case

The Joule Archive to go on show at Barbican: Will the real Mr Bacon please stand up?

A second exhibition of Barry Joule’s collection, left to him by Francis Bacon his former neighbour, is still a matter of dispute with the Bacon Estate

Marlborough sued over Bacon estate

Artist allegedly exploited and heir denied his inheritance


Interview with John Richardson: His new memoirs as Cubism’s Falstaff

Richardson talks about his mentor and one time lover, Douglas Cooper—fiendish and funny art historian, aesthete and champion of Cubism

Interview with Brian Clarke on the Bacon estate: In litigation mode

The new sole executor of Bacon's estate talks in his first public interview about the teams of lawyers now working to see that the artist’s beneficiary, John Edwards, receives precisely what Francis intended him to receive. And that is everything

Bacon's rare drawings to go on show at the Tate

The Tate unveils its previously unknown Bacon drawings to the world while two US museums present new views of the blockbuster British artist

Bacon sizzles in New York as newly discovered works go on display at the Tony Shafrazi Gallery

The exhibition notably shuns the Marlborough gallery, which represented the artist throughout his life

Art in the media: The people’s painting—only what we deserve

Komar and Melamid reveal what we like, Tory politician Jeffrey Archer speculates in Warhols, fictional Bacon somewhat censored, and Britain’s own intellectual, Jonathan Miller, on reflection

Portraiture and physiognomy exhibition shows Leonardo as the father of Western soul-searching

The relationship between painting and physiognomy explored in Milan, from Da Vinci to Bacon

Putting Bacon in the pictures: 'Love is the Devil' to be released 18 September

London artists Tracey Emin, Gary Hume and Gillian Wearing play bit-parts

Bacon vs Bacon: Debate over the authenticity of Cristiano Ravarino's drawings goes to court

The case is particularly difficult given the scarcity of drawings by the artist


Books: Small revelations only on lives of Duchamp, Johns, and Bacon

The recent biographies of these art-world giants promise much but aside from anecdotes little is shown of the subjects’ inner lives

Basel beckons: from Bacon to Warhol, the cream of twentieth-century art on view

Europe’s grandest modern art fair will be bigger than ever this year, with collectors and museum curators from all over the world

Pompidou Bacon survey makes its way to Munich

David Sylvester’s comprehensive survey includes works which Bacon himself tried to destroy