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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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