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	Image: Julie Rrap

Short talks: artists on Francis Bacon

Australian artists share their thoughts

Gain artistic insight into Francis Bacon’s works with this series of short talks by significant Australian artists. Taking place directly in front of the works themselves, each artist shares with us their ideas, inspirations and memories of Bacon’s extraordinary painting.

Part of the Summer in Soho program

Image: Julie Rrap

Wednesdays 5.30pm
21 November – 5 December 2012,
9 January – 6 February 2013

Free with exhibition entry

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery

Related exhibition: Francis Bacon

Ken Unsworth

Sculptor, installation and performance artist

Ken Unsworth. Photo: Paul Green


Wednesday 21 November 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Location: Centenary Auditorium

Rodney Pople

Painter and Sulman prize winner


Wednesday 28 November 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

David Fairbairn

Painter and draughtsman


Wednesday 5 December 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Justene Williams

Photographer, video and performance artist


Wednesday 12 December 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Anthony Lister

Painter and installation artist


Wednesday 9 January 2013 5:30pm – 6pm

Mike Parr

Sculptor, printmaker, photographer, performance and installation artist


Wednesday 16 January 2013 5:30pm – 6pm

Charlie Sheard

Abstract painter


Wednesday 23 January 2013 5:30pm – 6pm

Macushla Robinson

Assistant curator on the Francis Bacon: five decades exhibition and the author of the artwork entries in the accompanying catalogue
Note: This replaces this evening’s talk by artist Janet Laurence.


Wednesday 30 January 2013 5:30pm – 6pm

Julie Rrap

Photographer, painter, sculptor, performance and video artist


Wednesday 6 February 2013 5:30pm – 6pm