Francis Bacon: Nervous System

Posted: 22nd September 2016

Humber Museums Partnership - Francis Bacon: Nervous System

Ferens Art Gallery

Event Starts:

21st January 2017

Event Ends:

1st May 2017

Five Francis Bacon masterpieces join the Ferens Art Gallery’s permanent collection redisplay. This includes one of Bacon’s most revered and highly recognised masterpieces, Head VI (1949), from the Arts Council Collection.


A master of modern British art, Bacon’s series was inspired by Diego Velazquez’s 17th-century Portrait of Pope Innocent X.