The Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation participates in a lecture organised by the Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco

Within the framework of the conferences organised by the Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco, Majid Boustany, founder of the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation and Martin Harrison, author of Francis Bacon: Catalogue Raisonné, will give a lecture on 'Francis Bacon and Monaco' on Monday 21 March at 6:30 p.m. at the Théâtre des Variétés in Monaco.

Three Studies for Portrait of George Dyer (on light ground), 1964
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Majid Boustany will explain why he decided to establish a foundation in the Principality dedicated to the British Artist Francis Bacon and will detail the missions and activities of this institution.

Then Martin Harrison will discuss the influence of Monaco on Bacon’s life and work. Martin Harrison is the curator of the forthcoming exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum, which will run from 2 July to 4 September 2016, on the theme of ‘Francis Bacon, Monaco and French culture’.