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All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting LifeA large-scale painting by Francis Bacon of his friend and artistic rival Lucian Freud is part of Tate Britain's landmark exhibition, All Too Human, which begins in February 2018. The work, not exhibited for over half a century, is one of 100 pieces by some of the most celebrated modern British artists. With a focus on Freud and Bacon, the exhibition reveals how their art captures personal and immediate experiences and events. Featuring major works by Walter Sickert, Stanley Spencer, Frank Auerbach, Paula Rego and many others, this exhibition makes poignant connections across generations of artists and tells the story of figurative painting in the 20th century.

 

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DATES  30th June to 27th September 2020
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