The First Joint Exhibition of Masterpieces
by Francis Bacon and Adrian Ghenie in Korea

  • Event date 3 - 5 September
  • Event location Seoul
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Building upon the phenomenal success of its inaugural display in Hong Kong this May, Christie’s and HomeArt are thrilled to announce that【Flesh and Soul: Bacon/Ghenie】will be exhibited at BOONTHESHOP – Cheongdam, from 3 to 5 September, marking the first joint Francis Bacon and Adrian Ghenie exhibition in South Korea. Free to the public, this groundbreaking showcase offers a rare opportunity for audiences to view, side-by-side, a selection of museum-quality masterpieces by the two iconic artists.

Coinciding with the debut of Frieze Seoul, and two major art fairs – Kiaf SEOUL & Kiaf PLUS, the exhibition will headline Seoul’s Art Week in September. This initiative demonstrates Christie’s ongoing commitment to the art scene in South Korea and stems from our wider mission to share the joy of art appreciation with the world.

Please contact our Seoul office for more details
General Enquiries
+82-2-720-5260

Wonn Jeong, Client Relationship Officer
+82-2-720-5414

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Exhibition information

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FLESH AND SOUL: BACON/GHENIE

Public viewing
3–5 September, 11:00am – 6:00pm
By appointment only

Location
BOONTHESHOP – Cheongdam
B1, 21, Apgujeong-ro 60-gil, Gangnam-gu
Seoul


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Special features

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Flesh and Soul: Bacon/Ghenie

To Touch Down in Seoul this September. The First Joint Exhibition of Masterpieces by Francis Bacon and Adrian Ghenie in Korea

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For Francis Bacon, it all started in Monaco

Majid Boustany, Founder of the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation Monaco, talks to Jack Castle about the artist’s life, work, vision and love of Monaco

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5 minutes with... The Collector 4 by Adrian Ghenie

Cristian Albu, Christie’s Co-Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, discusses this depiction of Hermann Göring on his deathbed by the Romanian artist Adrian Ghenie — the fourth and final work in a ‘dark and devastating’ series

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Image credits:

Francis Bacon photographed circa 1963. Courtesy The John Deakin Archive/Getty Images