At the core of the exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi are paintings by Francis Bacon (1909-1992), whose work is associated with that of five contemporary artists of international renown: Nathalie Djurberg, Adrian Ghenie, Arcangelo Sassolino, Chiharu Shiota and Annegret Soltau. These artists share Bacon’s reflections on man’s existential condition and on the depiction of the human figure.
Piazza Strozzi, Florence.
“Francis Bacon and the Existential Condition in Contemporary Art,” featuring Nathalie Djurberg| Adrian Ghenie| Arcangelo Sassolino| Chiharu Shiota| Annegret Soltau.
Oct. 5 to Jan. 27, Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday: 6 to 11 p.m. Free entrance on Thursday; closed Monday.
Tickets: 5 euros, or $6.50 at current exchange.
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