Author Archives: William Harper

Francis Bacon (Irish, 1909 – 1990)

The monsters turning into silk… Francis Bacon painter Surrealism, Cubism, Expressionism Francis Bacon was an Irish figurative painter known for his bold, grotesque, emotionally charged, raw imagery. He is best known for his depictions of popes, crucifixions and portraits of close friends. Born: 28 October 1909, Dublin, Ireland  Died: April 28, 1992, Madrid, Spain During his last interview, Bacon […]

Art! Vancouver at Vancouver Convention Centre

Art! Vancouver at Vancouver Convention Centre

Art! Vancouver returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre this year for the fourth time, April 19 – 22, 2018. As an international, contemporary art fair, artists and galleries come from across Canada and around the world to exhibit their work. Last year, the event brought in over 90 exhibitors and more than 7,000 attendees. The show […]

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion at Victoria and Albert Museum

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion at Victoria and Albert Museum

Experience the first UK exhibition celebrating the iconic designer with Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum. As well as dressing some of the most glamorous figures from the 1950s and 60s, Cristóbal Balenciaga’s designs inspired the likes of Christian Dior and Coco Chanel and his work continues to influence haute couture today. Find more than 100 items of clothing […]

The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile at Tate Britain

Browse a stunning collection of works by leading French impressionists in The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile (1870-1904) at Tate Britain. See London through the eyes of the famous artists, including Monet, Tissot and Pissarro, with more than 100 paintings inspired by their time in the city during the Franco-Prussian war. Learn how the river Thames became a recurring theme in the […]