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        Bacon is the perfect introduction to the beautifully strange art and world of Francis Bacon. Difficult to realise it's now over 20 years since his death - feels like he is still with us though that is probaly down to the fact of the strength of the work which once seen is never forgotten. Book Gallery added.

        Francis Bacon Taschen Book

        • Paperback: 96 pages
        • Publisher: Taschen GmbH (31 Oct 2003)
        • Language: English
        • ISBN-10: 3822821985
        • ISBN-13: 978-3822821985
        • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 0.8 x 23 cm

          "I would like my pictures to look as if a human being had passed between them, like a snail, leaving a trail of the human presence and memory trace of past events, as the snail leaves its slime." - FRANCIS BACON

        Superb introduction to his work. Book contains numerous illustrations of his works with comprehensive text on how they came to being.


        Page 6
        "My whole life goes into my work"
        The Poetics of Francis Bacon

        "Obsessed by life"
        The Expression of Horror

        "The sensation without the boredom of its conveyance"
        The Human Body 56 "Painting is the most artificial of the arts" The Scene of the Tragedy

        "The living quality"

        "I think of myself as a maker of images"
        Sources of Inspiration


        The biography is informative as I always prefer those done in date order. For example, did you know Bacon's father sent him to Berlin in 1927 in an extreme attempt to save his son from a libertine and dissolute way of life. Just one random fact in quite an extensive list of facts at the back of the book. I did enjoy that part of the book more than Luigi Ficacci's main text though that is not to say it wasn't informative.

        Official UK release.

        July 2014: 1 in stock.

        Below are scans from the UK. Useful to look at back cover for details such as subtitles and special features sometimes missed in the text above. Click on each for bigger scans.

        Condition: Used - very good. Cover has very slight shelfwear.


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      • Price: 9.99 UK Sterling
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