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Last days to visit the exhibition dedicated to Francis Bacon on display at Villa Fiorentino from last May 20th and which will close its doors on Sunday 21st October.

The works on display, donated by the artist to Barry Joule, a friend and associate of Francis Bacon, whom he defined as "not only a close friend, but also a teacher of art history and a wonderful teacher; an eclectic philosopher of life ", are made up of rectoverso drawings, a group of paintings from the Surrealist period (thirties) as well as several documents collected over time by the collector.
The collection of the works, donated by Bacon shortly before his last trip to Madrid, in 2004 was partly donated to the Tate Gallery in London, for which some of the works are in the catalog, and to the Picasso museum in Paris as well as to the National Gallery in Ottawa, Canada, a native of Joule.
The exhibit that is touring and has already been hosted in China (2013 and 2016) and in France (2015 and 2016), gives light to about 100 works and is held in the historic Villa which is one of the most interesting places in the city and which is an emblem of the creativity and soul of the Sorrento people.

Saturday, October 20 will also be a visit by the INTERACT LICEO SALVEMINI of Sorrento to conclude the experience of alternating school work carried out at the headquarters of the Foundation on the occasion of the exhibition on Francis Bacon. Start at 10.30am. Citizenship is invited to participate.

Villa Fiorentino Corso Italia, 53 - 80067 Sorrento - t. 081 8782284
artsudiopaparo srl
via gaetano Filangieri, 36
80121 Naples
VAT number 07419711218
Tel. 081 0140 180

 The exhibition will be open continuously from 10 am to 9 pm. Last admission half an hour before closing time.

Full ticket € 10.00 - reduced € 7.00 (under 16 - over 65 and groups)
Info and group bookings Tel. 081-8782284 (Villa Fiorentino)

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