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Bacon, Francis 1909-1992

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Francis Bacon, full face and in profile by Michel Leiris( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 5 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de Engelse kunstenaar Francis Bacon (1909- )
The brutality of fact : interviews with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester( Book )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book ... has been considered a classic of its kind. As a discussion of the problems of making art it has been widely influential not only among artists but among writers and musicians. It has also been seen as the most revealing portrait that exists of one of the most singular artistic personalities of our time."--Back cover
Francis Bacon : the human body by David Sylvester( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jointly published by the Hayward Gallery and the University of California Press on the occasion of the exhibition "Francis Bacon: the human body " organized by the Hayward Gallery, London, 5 February-5 April, 1998
Francis Bacon by David Hinton( Visual )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and French and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program follows [Francis Bacon, widely regarded as the greatest British painter of the twentieth century,] from his studio, where he starts work every day at dawn, to his favorite drinking club, and gambling joint in Soho and explores how his way of life affects his vision of the world."--Container
Bacon and Sutherland by Martin Hammer( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Francis Bacon (1909-1992) and Graham Sutherland (1903-1980) were two of the most compelling and influential of modern British artists. This book is the first to consider their artistic dialogue in depth, offering an analysis of the two artists' work up to 1950." "Martin Hammer focuses on the strong stylistic and thematic affinities between their work and the fascinating series of letters that Bacon wrote to Sutherland (transcribed in an appendix). Having considered the dynamics of the relationship and their intertwined careers, he goes on to explore how their work expressed the experience of living through the Second World War and witnessing revelations concerning the Holocaust and the onset of the Cold War." "Drawing on the literary production of the period and journals such as Horizon, Hammer reconstructs the two artists' shared immersion in the idea of a tragic art, modelled upon the classical dramas of Aeschylus, and their interest in the possibilities of religious imagery, especially the Crucifixion, as a commentary upon present suffering."--Jacket
Francis Bacon : working on paper by Matthew Gale( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bacon's powerful and disturbing images of the human figure have had a profound impact on the art of the 20th century. A lifelong student of colour, form and brushwork, he created an art at once classical and modern, ordered and chaotic
Burroughs by William S Burroughs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner's 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs (Naked Lunch) was for decades mainly the stuff of legend; that changed when Aaron Brookner, the late director's nephew, discovered a print of it in 2011 and spearheaded a restoration
Francis Bacon : painting in a Godless world by Rina Arya( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting out to account for Francis Bacon's prolific, and indeed obsessive, use of religious symbols, Rina Ayra asserts how the artist redeployed religious iconography not to uphold the Christian narrative, nor to express his atheism, but to convey spritual truths about the human condition that were especially pertinent in post-war years
Interviews with Francis Bacon, 1962-1979 by David Sylvester( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Bacon : logique de la sensation by Gilles Deleuze( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Bacon by Michel Leiris( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Francis Bacon : synaesthesia and sex in paint by Nicholas Chare( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the way the reception of Bacon's art, including Gilles Deleuze's text on the artist, has been shaped by the Sylvester interviews - and to move beyond limiting effects of interviews, providing fresh interpretations. This title presents readings of Bacon's work, primarily based on the themes of sadomasochism and multi-sensory perception
Caravaggio, Bacon by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From October 2, 2009 to January 24, 2010, the Galleria Borghese will celebrate the quatercentenary of Caravaggio's death by displaying his masterpieces together with twenty paintings by one of the great artists of the second half of the twentieth century, Francis Bacon, whose birth centenary falls this year. These two extreme figures have entered the collective imagination as "accursed" artists, who expressed the torment of existence in their painting with equal intensity and creative brilliance. Their lives separated by three hundred years, these two disturbing figures will encounter each other for the first time at the Galleria Borghese, which will be enhanced by thirty masterpieces of the two masters from the world's leading museums
Francis Bacon : anatomy of an enigma by Michael Peppiatt( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bacon (1909-92) was raised in large country houses in rural Ireland by a family whose conventional expectations he rebelled against early on. As a young man he was introduced to the seamy side of life in London and Paris; but only after seeing a Picasso retrospective in 1928 did he become an artist. He sprang into prominence in 1944 with a triptych which shocked the art world with its sheer ferocity, and he soon emerged, with his friend Lucian Freud, as a leader of an informal "School of London," which favored figurative painting in an age dominated by abstraction. As retrospectives of Bacon's work in Paris, London, and New York made his reputation soar, his nighttime exploits grew wilder and wilder; charming and confident, with a strong sadomasochistic streak, he was drawn to "rough trade" in London clubs and pushed all situations to the edge. At the same time, he was a deeply cultivated and thoughtful artist who was obsessively guarded about the sources of his inspiration. Michael Peppiatt has unlocked many of the enigmas of Bacon's life and work. Bacon talked openly to Peppiatt about his early life, his sexuality, his fantasies, and his ambitions, aware that all was being recorded for publication. At the suggestion that some of his remarks would sound indiscreet, Bacon replied: "The more indiscreet, the more interesting it will be." Together with many new facts, unpublished documents, and penetrating analyses of key paintings, these conversations have been integrated into what is the most complete and riveting account of one of the greatest artists of our time
Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Bacon : [exhibition] by Andrew Brighton( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Britse schilder (1909-1992)
Francis Bacon by Esther Darley( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Dutch and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Bacon : the logic of sensation by Gilles Deleuze( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in French in 1981, Francis Bacon has come to be recognized as one of Gilles Deleuze's most significant texts in aesthetics. Anticipating his work on cinema, the baroque, and literary criticism, the book can be read not only as a study of Bacon's paintings but also as a crucial text within Deleuze's broader philosophy of art. In it, Deleuze creates a series of philosophical concepts, each of which relates to a particular aspect of Bacon's paintings but at the same time finds a place in the "general logic of sensation.""--Jacket
Francis Bacon by Hugh Marlais Davies( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With their searing colors and dramatically contorted figures, the paintings of Francis Bacon compel attention. Unlike most painters of his generation, who preferred to investigate the rigors of abstraction, the 75-year-old Bacon has devoted his skills to portraying the human body. The power and magnitude of his life's work are vividly conveyed by this thorough evaluation written by Hugh Davies, director of the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, and art historian Sally Yard. Born in Dublin, as a teenager Bacon moved to London, where he worked as an interior designer and taught himself to paint. Responding to influences as diverse as Michelangelo and the photographer Muybridge, he has created a motion-filled style uniquely his own. Fascinated by the challenge of capturing what he calls "the mysteries of appearance," Bacon confronts us with emotional images that demand an emotional response."--Publisher's description
Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Francis Bacon : the human body
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Франсис Бејкон

Френсис Бейкън

Френсис Бејкон

Френсіс Бекон (художник)

Фрэнсис Бэкон

Фрэнсис Бэкон ирландский художник

Фрэнсіс Бэкан

בייקון, פראנסיס

ביקון, פרנסיס

פרנסיס בייקון

باكون، فرنسيس،

بيكون، فرانسيس،

بيكون، فرنسيس،

فرانسيس بيكون،

فرانسيس بيكون رسام أيرلندي

فرانسیس بیکن (نقاش) نقاش ایرلندی

فرنسيس باكون،

فرنسيس بيكون،

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베이컨, 프란시스 1909-1992

프랜시스 베이컨


ベイコン, フランシス

ベーコン, フランシス




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