Francis Bacon S Tormented Self Images, His Brutal Portrayals Of Friends And Fellow Artists, And His Deformations And Stylistic Distortions Of Classicism Have Broken The Mould Of Portraiture No Other Painter Of The Twentieth Century Has So Drastically Overturned The Genre Bacon Portraits And Self Portraits, Published In Association With The Estate Of Francis Bacon, Is The First Book To Be Dedicated To This Aspect Of His Work With Superb Reproductions Of Than 130 Studies And Portraits, Including Those Of Lucian Freud, George Dyer, John Edwards, Isabel Rawsthorne, Mick Jagger, Muriel Belcher And Henrietta Moraes, Bacon Portraits And Self Portraits Offers New Insight Into These Radical And Disturbing Images Many Details Are Included, Revealing For The First Time The Varied Textures Of Bacon S Paint Surface Milan Kundera, The Famed Czech Novelist, Provides A Perceptive Introduction, Explaining His Response To Bacon S Works, While France Borel Sets Them In The Context Of His Life And Influences, And Explains His Pioneering Approach To Portraiture.
Francis Bacon was an Irish born British figurative painter He was a collateral descendant of the Elizabethan philosopher Francis Bacon His artwork is known for its bold, austere, and often grotesque or nightmarish imagery For the Elizabethan pholosopher, see
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- Bacon: Portraits and Self-Portraits
- Francis Bacon
- 05 October 2017 Francis Bacon