Boston's Apollo, Late Bacon
Summary: Episode No. 442 features curators Nathaniel Silver and Alison de Lima Greene. Silver curated "Boston's Apollo: Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent" at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It examines Sargent works for which McKeller, an elevator attendant at Boston's Hotel Vendome, modeled. de Lima Greene discusses "Francis Bacon: Late Paintings" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. It features paintings Bacon made between 1971 and his death in 1992.