Francis Bacon (World of Art)

Francis Bacon (World of Art)

by John Russell
     
 

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Based on conversations with the artist which extended over several years, John Russell's study reveals much about Bacon the man and Bacon the artist in a way that has not been attempted before. Bacon's intentions and his achievements, both frequently misunderstood in the past, are here corrected and set in perspective. 172 illus., 44 in color.

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Based on conversations with the artist which extended over several years, John Russell's study reveals much about Bacon the man and Bacon the artist in a way that has not been attempted before. Bacon's intentions and his achievements, both frequently misunderstood in the past, are here corrected and set in perspective. 172 illus., 44 in color.

"The most sensitive assessment of Bacon, artist and man, that I have yet read." --Art and Artist

"If you are moved and interested by the work of Francis Bacon, then this book is essential; and if, on a general level, you are intrigued by how and why a considerable artist creates his own individual visions, then this book is again essential." --Arts Review

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Sunday Times
"As illuminating an essay on a living artist as one could wish to encounter. It relates Bacon to his time and to the history of art with unfailing pertinence." -- The Sunday Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500202715
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Series:
World of Art Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.57(d)

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