Francis Bacon 1909-1992 Deep beneath the surfaces of things

Author(s): Luigi Ficacci


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.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9783822821985
  • : Taschen GmbH
  • : Taschen GmbH
  • : January 2006
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Luigi Ficacci
  • : paperback
  • : near fine
  • : 96