Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

by Francesca Marini
     
 

Francis Bacon was born in Ireland of English parents in 1909 and died in 1992. Self-taught, he expressed the satirical, horrifying, and hallucinatory in such works as Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion (1944, Tate Gallery, London). His artwork is known for its bold, austere, and often grotesque or nightmarish imagery.

Overview

Francis Bacon was born in Ireland of English parents in 1909 and died in 1992. Self-taught, he expressed the satirical, horrifying, and hallucinatory in such works as Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion (1944, Tate Gallery, London). His artwork is known for its bold, austere, and often grotesque or nightmarish imagery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788861307094
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
04/21/2009
Series:
Skira MINI Artbooks
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Art historian Francesca Marini has published several books for Skira, including Caravaggio, Mantegna, Tintoretto, Modigliani, Bacon, Beato Angelico, Parmigianino, Géricault, Uffizi and The Museum of Modern Art. She is also the author of dossiers in the exhibition catalogues Modigliani (2006) and Bacon (2008).

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