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Francis Bacon

Author: Anna Maria Wieland
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2009.
Series: Living_art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume examines Irish-born artist Francis Bacon's (1909-1922) life and art displays the many facets that make his career so intriguing. Filled with personal photographs, quotations from the artist, and beautiful reproductions of his bold, austere and often grotesque paintings, this volume introduces readers to the various themes surrounding Bacon's life. The book explores topics such as his distinctive artistic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wieland, Anna Maria.
Francis Bacon.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2009
(OCoLC)691693149
Named Person: Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis (Künstler) Bacon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Maria Wieland
ISBN: 9783791342023 3791342029
OCLC Number: 294885026
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Context : a time of change --
Fame : "The greatest living painter" --
Art : the incomprehensible Human being --
Life : swimming against the stream --
Love : "There are only sexual obsessions." --
Bacon today : 7 Reece Mews reloaded.
Series Title: Living_art.
Responsibility: Anna Maria Wieland ; [translated by Michael Robinson ; editor: Chris Murray].

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This latest addition to Prestel's successful Living Art series offers a critical portrait of Francis Bacon, one of the world's most renowned contemporary artists, to reveal a conflicted man of  Read more...

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