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Terror and Beauty

The latest exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) brings together two big names of 20th-century British art — painter Francis Bacon and sculptor Henry Moore. 66 more words


3: The Rhubarb Triangle

Having done puns, in March we decide to do shapes. The Rhubarb Triangle describes the wedge of land between Wakefield and two other points North that no-one seems to agree on, where historically most of the World’s Rhubarb was grown, apparently due to ideal climactic conditions (presumably miserable.) So starting as we mean to go on, we stop at the Rhubarb Farm Shop and buy rhubarby food – all of which proves delicious later on. 309 more words

Numerical Ramblings

Re-seating 'Seated Woman'

Last Monday (which fortunately dawned with blue sky and sunshine!) saw Henry Moore’s Seated Woman moved back to its original plinth.

Technicians raising the sculpture with the aid of a gantry and lifting slings. 331 more words


The ordered chaos of Francis Bacon aims for a visceral reaction at the AGO

A middling science-fiction remake is an unlikely venue for high art, and yet Francis Bacon’s paintings are on such prominent display in RoboCop that something is clearly afoot. 954 more words


Francis Bacon & Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty

From the Francis Bacon Blog:

Francis Bacon will make his Canadian debut on April 5th at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) appearing alongside rarely-seen works by British sculptor Henry Moore in the exhibition: ‘Francis Bacon Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty‘. 75 more words

20th Century Art

Starting with a bang

Also a KABOOM and a POW.  I wanted to start this blog with something fun, and this seemed appropriate.  I finished this comic today (i’ll talk about techniques another time) and I’m pretty happy with it. 280 more words


Terror and Beauty

© Estate of Francis Bacon / SODRAC (2013)
© The Henry Moore Foundation. All Rights Reserved, DACS / SODRAC (2013) http://www.henry-moore.org

I jumped on the chance to attend the media preview of the Francis Bacon and Henry Moore exhibit at the AGO. 465 more words