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Francis Bacon

What interests me is to capture the appearence of death working on the body.

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Francis Bacon was born in Ireland (Dublin) in 1909.Distanced from his family by his father; he went to London in 1926 and set himself up as an interior decorator. His life became dissolute (drugs, drink, gambling etc.). Then he began to draw and paint. To far away to attend art school, Francis Bacon taught himself to paint, however, he received guidance from Roy De Maistre. In 1934 he organised . . .

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Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Bacon, logique de la sensation , G. Deleuze, La Diffrence, 1981
  • Francis Bacon, face et profil , M. Leiris, Albin Michel, 1983
  • Bacon, aspects d'une vie , D. Farson, Le Promeneur, 1994
  • Bacon , P. Dagen, Cercle d'Art, 1996
  • Bacon : Monstre de peinture, C. Domino, Dcouvertes Gallimard, 2004
  • Francis Bacon : L'Atelier, M. Cappock, Ed. La bibliothque des arts, 2006
  • Francis Bacon - La chambre noire, Martin Harrison, Ed. Actes Sud, 2006
  • Francis Bacon, M. Gale et C. Stephens, Tate Publisher, 2008
  • Francis Bacon, Martin Hammer, Ed. Phaidon, 2014
  • Francis Bacon : La France et Monaco, Martin Harrison, Ed. Albin Michel, Paris, 2016
To read from the artist :
  • Entretiens avec Francis Bacon , D. Sylvester, Skira, 1996
  • Entretiens avec F. Bacon, M. Archimbaud, Folio-Essai, Ed. Gallimard, 1996
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Art movements

  • + SCHOOL OF LONDON / 1960 / Lucian Freud, Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Leon Kossoff, etc.
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