Francis Bacon: Nervous System

21 Jan 2017 – 1 May 2017

Event times

Monday – Wednesday 10am - 5pm, Thursday 10am - 7.30pm, Friday - Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4.30pm

Cost of entry

Free Entry

Ferens Art Gallery

Hull, United Kingdom


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Five Francis Bacon masterpieces join the Ferens Art Gallery's permanent collection redisplay. This includes one of Bacon's most revered and highly recognised masterpieces, Head VI (1949), from the Arts Council Collection.

A master of modern British art, Bacon's series was inspired by Diego Velazquez's 17th-century Portrait of Pope Innocent X.

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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon


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