Exhibition Banner for Francis Bacon at Tate Britain

Tate collection

Francis Bacon in Tate’s Collection


Damien Hirst on Francis Bacon


Folie à Deux: Bacon and Deleuze

Teacher Resources

Teacher’s Notes


Telegraph Online

Francis Bacon at Tate Britain: Bacon’s merciless slices of life
Richard Dorment’s fairly thorough review of the show picks up on the emphasis on ‘…visual (as opposed to emotional) experience…’ informing Bacon’s work.

Guardian Online

Reviews roundup: Francis Bacon at Tate Britain
Oginia O’Dell gives an overview of the reaction of the critics’ reaction

Painted Screams
Adrian Searle reviews the show positively but doubt’s Bacon’s authenticity.

Art podcast: Francis Bacon at Tate Britain
Guardian art critic Jonathan Jones takes a tour through the exhibition

Evening Standard Online

The Francis Bacon I Knew
Brian Sewell ignores the exhibition and instead gives us his opinions, anecdotes on Bacon the man and Bacon the painter.

BBC News Channel

Artists anniversary exhibition
Brenda Emmanus reviews the exhibition and interviews Matthew Gale

In Pictures: Francis Bacon Portraits