Francis Bacon at the BBC | The artist discusses his paintings and influences
CHANNEL | Radio 3
FIRST BROADCAST | 04 March 1972
DURATION | 36 minutes 18 seconds
As the National Gallery campaigns to keep Titian's 'The Death of Actaeon' in the UK and prevent its sale to America, Andrew Forge hosts a discussion between Francis Bacon and Michael Levy about the painting's merits. In the second half of the programme, Stephen Bann, Keith Critchlow and Lionel March discuss the 'Systems' exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, London.
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