Francis Bacon: New Studies-Centenary Essays

Francis Bacon: New Studies-Centenary Essays

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The paintings of Francis Bacon are so confrontationally wordless in their articulations of the human plight that they seem-almost as a result-to attract continual commentary and meditation (not least from Bacon himself). Since Bacon's studio and its contents were moved to Dublin, and those contents at last documented and examined, a wealth of information has come to light about the artist's processes, his working habits, his readings and his source material. Benefiting from these new resources for Bacon studies, and marking the centenary of the artist's birth, this collection of nine essays from leading scholars worldwide is edited by the leading Bacon scholar Michael Harrison, and is full of fascinating new takes on the work. Contributors to these new perspectives on Bacon are Darren Ambrose, Rebecca Daniels, Hugh M. Davies, Marcel Finke, Martin Harrison, Andrew R. Lee, Brenda Marshall, David Alan Mellor, Joanna Russell and Brian Singer.show more

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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 200 x 260 x 28mm | 1,138.51g
  • Steidl Publishers
  • Steidl Verlag
  • Gottingen, Germany
  • English
  • 160 colour illustrations
  • 3865219462
  • 9783865219466
  • 946,035

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