The official site of the Francis Bacon estate
FRANCIS BACON: FIVE DECADES
ART GALLERY NSW, SYDNEY. 17 NOVEMBER 2012—24 FEBRUARY 2013
ESSAY: ANTHONY BOND, 'FRANCIS BACON: FIVE DECADES'
FRANCIS BACON: LATE PAINTINGS
GAGOSIAN GALLERY, NEW YORK. 7 NOVEMBER—19 DECEMBER 2015
ESSAY: RICHARD CALVOCORESSI, ‘FRANCIS BACON: MYTH AND REALITY’
With essays from Darren Ambrose, Richard Calvocoressi, Rebecca Daniels, Hugh M Davies, Marcel Finke, Martin Harrison, Andrew R Lee, Brenda Marshall and Joanna Russell.
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7 Reece Mews was Bacon’s home and studio for over 30 years. After he died in 1992, access was granted to photographer Perry Ogden to produce this riveting record of the house and its contents.
Based on conversations with the artist, John Russell’s original study reveals much about Bacon the man and Bacon the artist in a way that has never been surpassed.
This pocket book is part of the Skira Mini ARTbooks series. It is perfect for casual reading or easy reference: a fun and practical art history lesson that everyone can enjoy.
Rina Arya explains in this book how the artist redeployed religious iconography to convey an experience of the human condition of animalism and mortality.