Robots will give nighttime visitors to the Tate Britain museum tours. The future! [The Guardian]
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In her Inside Art column this week, Carol Vogel discusses a 1964 painting by Francis Bacon that combines Bacon’s face with the body of his friend and contemporary Lucian Freud. The painting will be for sale at Christie’s in London next week and is described by the auction house as “an exciting new discovery.” Its estimate is available on request, but apparently Christie’s has told clients they are expecting it to sell for £20 million, or about $31.3 million. But, Ms. Vogel writes:
In late January, over 600 drawings possibly made by the artist Francis Bacon are “due to be discussed” at a conference in London dedicated to the problems of authenticating the artist’s work, The Art Newspaper reports.