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Deep beneath the surfaces of things

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) possessed the rare ability to transform unconscious compulsions into figurative, human-like forms that seem to evoke the raw emotions that bore them. Mixing realism and abstraction, Bacon delves deep beneath the surfaces of things, opening up the human body to reveal the chaos that lies within and struggling with all that is inexplicable. Erotic and grotesquely beautiful is the work of this legendary painter whose haunting, distorted figures have inspired entire generations of painters who seek to emulate his highly original style.

About the Author

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Luigi Ficacci studied Art History in Rome under Guilio Carlo Argan. He is curator at the Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica in Rome and lectures at different Italian universities. The focal points of his research work are the issues raised by 17th and 18th century and contemporary Italian art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783836525442
Author:
Ficacci, Luigi
Publisher:
Taschen
Subject:
Individual Artists - Monographs
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
ART / American/General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
25
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
11.80 x 9.40 in 2.00 lb

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