The Critic Books Podcast: Bacon in Moscow

What was it like to take Francis Bacon to the USSR?

In 1988, James Birch staged an exhibition of Francis Bacon’s works in Moscow — still behind the Iron Curtain at the time. Honeytraps, KGB officers, and the London Soho art scene: his new book is a snapshot of a very special moment in time.

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