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FRANCIS BACON: “Narrative” (1992)

Painting, 1946 By Ernst Van Alphen, brief excerpts from Francis Bacon and the Loss of Self, 1992. “I do not want to avoid telling a story, but I want very, very much to do the thing that Valery said – to give the sensation without the boredom of its conveyance. And the moment the story […]

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ASX EXHIBIT: Francis Bacon – “Survey”

Artist Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) is largely known for his grotesque, graphic and emotionally raw imagery. Bacon’s abstracted figures typically appear enclosed within glass or steel geometrical cages and set against flat, nondescript backgrounds. These writhing figures, often violently treated, appear to be isolated by their internal anxiety. After the […]