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The Barry Joule Archive: Works on Paper attributed to Francis Bacon

This exhibition offers the first opportunity to study the Barry Joule Archive of works on paper attributed to Francis Bacon. The exhibition presents a selection of key pieces from the Joule Archive, most notably from the 'X Album', a family photograph album used by the artist as a site for exploratory studies using collage and painting. The imagery of the 'X Album' contributes to a wider critical understanding of the themes that Francis Bacon developed in his major paintings. The exhibition also contains a substantial selection of 'Working Documents', reworked media images, which again, in their treatment and subject matter, provide the source for expanded interpretations of the artist's work.

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
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