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Gods & Monsters: John Deakin’s Portraits of British Artists

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Gods & Monsters: John Deakin’s Portraits of British Artists

Time: November 3, 2010 to January 10, 2011
Location: Pallant House Gallery (Main Galleries, Rooms 15 and 16)
Street: 9 North Pallant
City/Town: Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1TJ
Website or Map: http://www.pallant.org.uk/home
Phone: +44 (0)1243 774557
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Pallant House Gallery
Latest Activity: Nov 3, 2010

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Event Description

Gods and Monsters pairs iconic portraits of British artists by the legendary (and infamous) Vogue photographer John Deakin (1912-1972) with major paintings by each artist, providing a unique view of early post-war British art and the artistic bohemia of London’s Soho.

Artists and subjects include: Michael Andrews, Francis Bacon, John Craxton, Lucian Freud, John Minton, and Eduardo Paolozzi.

Photo: John Deakin, Portrait of Francis Bacon, 1952, Courtesy Vogue © The Condé Nast Publications Ltd

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