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Francis Bacon : a terrible beauty

Author: Francis BaconBarbara DawsonMartin HarrisonLogan SisleyDublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.All authors
Publisher: [Dublin, Ireland] : Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane ; Göttingen, Germany : Steidl, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In celebration of the centenary of Bacon's birth, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane organised the first exhibition to concentrate on the methods, materials and processes through which this major artist achieved his paintings. The exhibition draws on the vast archive of material archaeologically retrieved from Bacon's studio and housed in Dublin. The accompanying catalogue will present new scholarship and insights,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Bacon; Barbara Dawson; Martin Harrison; Logan Sisley; Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.; Compton Verney (Gallery)
ISBN: 9783869300276 3869300272
OCLC Number: 477253779
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Francis Bacon: A Terrible Beauty', Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, 28 October 2009-7 March 2010 ; Compton Verney, 27 March-20 July 2010"--Page 207.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 'All changed, changed utterly: ... ' / Barbara Dawson --
Catalogue of paintings / Logan Sisley --
Unfinished paintings / Martin Harrison --
Francis Bacon : a terrible beauty / Barbara Dawson --
Latent images / Martin Harrison --
'The street ... the only valid field of experience' : Francis Bacon and the photography of John Deakin / Jessica O'Donnell --
'I don't find it at all violent myself' : Bacon's material practice and the human body / Marcel Finke --
Francis Bacon and Peter Beard : the dead elephant : interviews and other stories / Rebecca Daniels --
A game of chance : the media and techniques of Francis Bacon / Joanna Shepard --
Handwritten notes by Francis Bacon selected from the archive.
Responsibility: curated by Barbara Dawson and Martin Harrison ; [editor, Logan Sisley].

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"In celebration of the centenary of Bacon's birth, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane organised the first exhibition to concentrate on the methods, materials and processes through which this major artist achieved his paintings. The exhibition draws on the vast archive of material archaeologically retrieved from Bacon's studio and housed in Dublin. The accompanying catalogue will present new scholarship and insights, with texts by Rebecca Daniels, Barbara Dawson, Marcel Fincke, Martin Harrison, Jessica O'Donnell, Joanna Shepard and Logan Sisley."--Publisher's description.

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