New Books — Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon’s Studio by Margarita Cappock

M Bacon .B16 A4 2004 

“From the publisher Francis Bacon (1909–1992) is widely regarded as one of the most important post-war painters, and his work is represented in major public collections worldwide. The extraordinarily rich contents of his studio at no. 7 Reece Mews, South Kensington, London, in which the artist worked from 1961 until his death, provided the impetus for many of his most important paintings. The studio contents totalled 7500 objects, among them books, photographs, artists’ materials, slashed canvases, works on paper and handwritten notes. Together they offer unprecedented insights into the source materials and working methods of one of the giants of modern art.”

Francis Bacon: The Violence of the Real by Peter Burger

M Bacon .B16 A4 2006x

The exhibition “Francis Bacon – The Violence of the Real ” was nominated as “Exhibition of the Year 2006” by the German section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).  More material  here.

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