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Francis Bacon

Author: Francis BaconMatthew GaleChris StephensMartin HarrisonTate Britain (Gallery)All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Skira Rizzoli, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the work of twentieth-century painter Francis Bacon, particularly his depiction of the human figure, with essays and over two hundred full-color plates as well as photographs, imagery from films, and magazine tear sheets.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bacon, Francis, 1909-1992.
Francis Bacon.
New York, NY : Skira Rizzoli, 2009
(OCoLC)776147853
Named Person: Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Bacon; Matthew Gale; Chris Stephens; Martin Harrison; Tate Britain (Gallery); Museo del Prado.; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9780847832750 0847832759
OCLC Number: 299708695
Notes: Published to accompany the exhibition Francis Bacon : a centenary exhibition, held Sept. 11, 2008-Jan. 4, 2009 at the Tate Britain, London ; Feb. 3-April 19, 2009 at the Museo nacional del Prado, Madrid ; May 20-Aug. 16, 2009 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: On the margin of the impossible / Matthew Gale and Chris Stephens --
Bacon and his critics / Gary Tinterow, assisted by Ian Alteveer --
Bacon's paintings / Martin Harrison --
Film, fantasy, history / David Alan Mellor --
Comparative strangers / Simon Ofield --
'Real imagination is technical imagination' / Victoria Walsh --
Catalogue : Animal ; Zone ; Apprehension ; Crucifixion ; Crisis ; Archive ; Portrait ; Memorial ; Epic ; Late --
Chronology.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Gale and Chris Stephens ; essays by Martin Harrison [and others].
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Explores the work of twentieth-century painter Francis Bacon, particularly his depiction of the human figure, with essays and over two hundred full-color plates as well as photographs, imagery from films, and magazine tear sheets.

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