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Francis Bacon

Author: F Marini
Publisher: [Milano] : Skira, 2008.
Series: SkiraMiniARTbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : ItalianView all editions and formats
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This volume presents a survey of the artistic works of Francis Bacon (1909-1992). Bacon, born in Ireland to English parents, was a figurative painter known for his bold, austere, graphic and emotionally raw imagery. Bacon's painterly but abstract figures typically appear isolated in glass or steel geometrical cages set against flat, nondescript backgrounds. This work presents an introduction to the life of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F Marini
ISBN: 9788861307094 8861307094
OCLC Number: 230710967
Notes: Includes anthology (p. 88-94) of critical essays.
Description: 95 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 17 cm.
Series Title: SkiraMiniARTbooks.
Responsibility: Francesca Marini.

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This volume presents a survey of the artistic works of Francis Bacon (1909-1992). Bacon, born in Ireland to English parents, was a figurative painter known for his bold, austere, graphic and emotionally raw imagery. Bacon's painterly but abstract figures typically appear isolated in glass or steel geometrical cages set against flat, nondescript backgrounds. This work presents an introduction to the life of the artist, with some 50 masterpieces recreated in color, a timeline, a catalog of his works, and a critical anthology.

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