Tate Liverpool Course

Francis Bacon Study Day Led by Dr Rina Arya

Francis Bacon, ‘Study for a Portrait’ 1952
Francis Bacon, Study for a Portrait 1952. Tate. © Estate of Francis Bacon. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2021

Spend the day at Tate Liverpool focusing on the art of Francis Bacon

Using Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms as a resource, this study day provides an introduction to his work and will cover a range of different areas including Bacon’s painting technique, themes, use of sources, pictorial devices and other aspects relevant to the study of the artist’s work. 

Dr Rina Arya is a Reader in Visual Communication at the University of Wolverhampton, and an art theorist who specialises in the art of Francis Bacon. She has written a number of articles on different aspects of his work including representations of sexuality, time and death. She is the author of Francis Bacon: Painting in a Godless World (2012) and Abjection and Representation: An Exploration of Abjection in the Visual Arts, Film and Literature (2014).

Tate Liverpool

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
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Date & Time

17 September 2016 at 10.30–17.00