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My father, Joe, frequented pool halls for the sake of gambling in order to feed our family.. The works of Francis Bacon are especially powerful for me, where his expressive and graphic approach.
Francis Bacon revolutionised figurative painting in the 20th century. The English painter unmasked his subjects in a provocative and ruthless manner. Deformed bodies, grimacing faces and the materiality of colour make us aware of brutality and sexuality, existential abysses and the fears of existence. Works like the portrait Pope Innocent X from Velazquez inspired him just as much as.
FRANCIS Bacon seduces the viewer like a bottle of whisky and a grope under the table. One way or another, hell drag you into his thrillingly dangerous world - or youll straighten your skirt and.FRANCIS BACON BIOGRAPHY. Francis Bacon was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his raw, emotionally charged imagery. He produced series of images of popes, crucifixions and portraits of close friends, with abstracted figures sometimes isolated in geometrical cages, set against flat, nondescript backgrounds.popes, crucifixions and portraits.In 1996, Nieves Matthews’ book Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination was published, which has already gone some way to restoring the damage done to his reputation. The final, controversial aspect of Bacon’s life is the nature of his concealed poetry. As is well known, he has been put forward by some writers, many of them members of the Francis Bacon Society, as the true.
Documentary about the painter Francis Bacon, whose life was as colourful as his art. Hank Williams - Honky Tonk Blues Documentary about legendary country music singer-songwriter Hank Williams.Read More
Francis Bacon was born on January 22, 1561 at York House near the Strand in London. He was born to Sir Nicholas Bacon and his second wife Anne (Cooke) Bacon. His mother was the daughter of great humanist Anthony Cooke. It is believed that junior Bacon received education at home only, in the starting years of his life due to bad health. He received tuitions from John Walsall who was a graduate.Read More
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Francis Bacon (1909-1992) was an Irish figurative painter, influenced in his earlier years by Picasso and surrealism, whose unique expressionist style of painting, which emerged during the 1950s, featured pictures of people screaming or in pain, often portrayed inside bathrooms or cages. His tortured, nightmarish imagery projected a world of violent and shocking humanity. His talent as a.Read More
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L. Trucchi, Francis Bacon, London 1976, p. 41, no. 163 (illustrated, p. 163).. where he indulged in his passion for gambling in the casinos of Monte Carlo. Konow’s family roots are in Norway: his father was a celebrated Norwegian Olympic sailor, who competed in multiple Olympics between 1908 and 1948, winning two gold medals and one silver. His paternal grandmother, Dagny Konow, sat for.Read More
Then Bragg enters the picture, questioning the leather-clad, slightly paunchy Bacon in a series of his pet haunts: the Tate Gallery storeroom looking at slides of his work and others that inspired him, his messy studio, his favorite restaurant, a drinking club, and a gambling casino. Despite his fondness for painting slabs of meat, syringe-stuck bodies, and the like, Bacon describes himself as.Read More
The veneration of great men is a two-edged sword: the Francis Bacon Society is an heir to the difficult but worthwhile task of attempting to maintain awareness of Bacon’s universal talent and contribution, without lapsing into hero-worship and the cult mentality that often ensues.Read More
Summary of Francis Bacon. Francis Bacon produced some of the most iconic images of wounded and traumatized humanity in post-war art. Borrowing inspiration from Surrealism, film, photography, and the Old Masters, he forged a distinctive style that made him one of the most widely recognized exponents of figurative art in the 1940s and 1950s.Bacon concentrated his energies on portraiture, often.Read More
Francis Bacon conspired to hush up his lover’s suicide so that the death would not jeopardise the most important show of his career, an author has claimed.George Dyer, a burglar and associate of the.Read More