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Description - Bacon by Rudy Chiappini

This work offers a special occasion to get close to the works of Francis Bacon and gain an overall understanding of his artistic development. Published for the exhibition in Milan between 4 March and 29 June 2008, this catalogue offers a selection of some sixty works by Bacon, beginning with his first paintings from the 1930s, which reveal how early he was attracted to a figure's deformation and ambiguity, to the late triptychs, especially those dedicated to John Edwards, in which the artist's existential torment seems to move towards a suffered serenity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788861302938
ISBN-10: 8861302939
Format: Hardback
(299mm x 280mm x 30mm)
Pages: 258
Imprint: Skira
Publisher: Skira
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Italy

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Author Biography - Rudy Chiappini

Rudy Chiappini has been director of the Modern Art Museum in Lugano for almost twenty years. In 1993 he was commissioner of the first posthumous exhibition dedicated to Bacon.

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