Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Living Art Series

Paperback (01 Apr 2009)

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Synopsis

This accessible look at Bacon's life and art displays the many facets that make his career so intriguing. Filled with personal photographs, quotations from the artist, and beautiful reproductions of his bold, austere and often grotesque paintings, this volume introduces readers to the various themes surrounding Bacon's life. The book explores topics such as his distinctive artistic style, his tumultuous and troubled life, the critical reception of his work, and his views of humanity as exemplified in his art. Written as a journalistic essay and featuring an innovative layout, this book is a fascinating introduction for anyone interested in learning about this acclaimed artist and his riveting artworks.

About the Publisher

Prestel

Prestel

Prestel is one of the world's leading illustrated book publishers with a stunning list of beautifully crafted books on all aspects of art, architecture, photography and design. From the latest pop culture and fashion to major exhibition catalogues, Prestel ensures that quality reigns throughout everything they publish. Prestel is the publisher for art lovers, designers and those with an eye for beauty - young and old alike, Prestel appeals to all those with a passion for visual culture.

Book information

ISBN: 9783791342023
Publisher: Prestel
Imprint: Prestel
Pub date:
DEWEY: 759.2
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 495g
Height: 196mm
Width: 235mm
Spine width: 12mm