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  • While a now-grown Erik (played by the compelling Michael Fassbender) travels the globe, searching for the man who killed his mother, another mutant, Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), is finishing his degree at Oxford - and being recruited by a CIA agent, Moira McTaggart (Rose Byrne), to help her find and fight a threat presented by a millionaire named Sebastian Shaw (the name Bacon's character has taken on).

    Marshall Fine: Movie Review: X-Men: First Class

  • Referring to Bacon's work, Freud was quoted as saying: It impressed me, his personality affected me.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Two other Bacons also came up for bid: Bacon's moody-blue scene of an "Elephant Fording a River" from 1952 sold for $5.6 million, and his powdery pastel "Study for Portrait" from 1979 sold for $4.3 million.

    Sotheby's Sells Group of Clyfford Still Paintings for $114 Million

  • Bacon's performance here could soothe some of the recent jitters over his pricing levels, an uncertainty exacerbated by Christie's failure on Tuesday to sell his 1981 "Study of a Man Talking," which had been priced to sell for at least $12 million.

    Sotheby's Sells Group of Clyfford Still Paintings for $114 Million

  • Sotheby's Francis Bacon , Detail, "Three Studies for a Self Portrait," 1967 Elsewhere in the sale, a telephone bidder paid $19.6 million for Francis Bacon's emerald-green triptych, "Three Studies for a Self-Portrait," which the British artist painted in 1967.

    Sotheby's Sells Group of Clyfford Still Paintings for $114 Million

  • It also sold Bacon's blue "Untitled Crouching Nude on Rail" from 1952 for $9.6 million.

    Warhol Helps Christie's Break the Bank

  • The priciest works in the sale included Francis Bacon's $13.3 million "Crouching Nude," an emerald portrait of a reclining nude that was priced to sell for between $11.5 million and $14.8 million.

    Sotheby's $174.1 Million Sale Reflects Healthy Art Market

  • A European telephone bidder paid Christie's $28.6 million for Bacon's "Study for a Portrait," a 1953 work that depicts a purple-faced man in a business suit sitting in a throne-like chair amid a black void.

    The British Are Coming (Back)

  • Galuszka has been blogging on Bacon's Rebellion for three years, blogged on bnet.com for one year and is now a contributing editor at Style Weekly in Richmond.

    New member of our Local Blog Network

  • Christie's Images Ltd. Francis Bacon's 'Portrait of Henrietta Moraes,' offered by a New York developer, sold for $33.4 million.

    A U.S. Flag Over London Art Sales

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