When in Dublin I went to visit the Hugh Lane Gallery. My main reason for a visit was the fact that the gallery is a house to Francis Bacon’s studio. Amazingly the studio was moved from London’s Reece Mews to Dublin and painstakingly recreated.
The area is divided in three rooms, first one shows a few minutes interview with Bacon is his studio, second room is the studio itself and the third room has got few Bacon pictures on display.
It is important to see the film as it shows you that the space was recreated perfectly with its clutter, unfinished paintings, bits of newspapers and general mess.
You are not meant to photograph it but we didn’t know. We only found out when one of the guards came to tell us off. We did manage to get few good shots though.