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Francis Bacon : incunabula

Author: Martin Harrison; Rebecca Daniels
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1949 Francis Bacon found his subject - the human body - and from then on it remained his principal theme. But he did not paint from life. Instead he appropriated images from the mass media that he manipulated into his 'studies'. His paintings bore witness to the shattered psychology of the time and shot him to a prominence that hardly diminished over the next fifty years, and that continues to rise." "This book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harrison, Martin, 1945-
Francis Bacon.
London : Thames & Hudson, 2008
(OCoLC)617069721
Named Person: Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis (Künstler) Bacon; Francis / 1909-1992 Bacon; Francis Bacon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Harrison; Rebecca Daniels
ISBN: 9780500093443 050009344X
OCLC Number: 236408756
Description: 199 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Martin Harrison and Rebecca Daniels ; foreword by Barbara Dawson.

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In 1949 Francis Bacon found his subject the human body and from then on it remained his principal theme. But he did not paint from life. This book presents over 200 of the working documents about  Read more...

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The longer we study the images reproduced so handsomely in this book, the more we appreciate how indispensable they were to the artist.

 
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