• Summary
  • Venue
  • Credits

Summary

Five Francis Bacon masterpieces join the Ferens Art Gallery’s permanent collection redisplay. This includes one of Bacon’s most revered and highly recognised masterpieces, Head VI (1949), from the Arts Council Collection.

A master of modern British art, Bacon’s series was inspired by Diego Velazquez’s 17th-century Portrait of Pope Innocent X.

Ferens Art Gallery opening times are:

Monday-Wednesday: 10am-5pm
Thursday: 10am-7.30pm
Friday-Saturday:  10am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-4.30pm

Please note – last entry to the gallery is 30 minutes before closing time.

Venue

Queen Victoria Square
Hull
HU1 3RA
01482 300 300

www.hcandl.co.uk/ferens

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Venue Access

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Baby Changing
  • Hearing Loop
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 7.30pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 4.30pm

Creative Credits

Francis Bacon, Head VI 1949, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2016

This exhibition has been supported with loans from the Arts Council Collection. Founded in 1946, the Arts Council Collection is the UK’s most widely circulated loan collection of modern and contemporary British art and includes important examples by all of the UK’s prominent artists. For more information please see www.artscouncilcollection.org.uk