In Camera, a bravura accomplishment of original research, reveals how these new media informed some of Bacon’s most important paintings and triggered decisive turning-points in his stylistic development.
Divided into the sections ‘Review’, ‘Reflections’, ‘Fragments of Talk’ and ‘Biographical Note’ "Looking Back at Francis Bacon" is a unique portrait of one of the creative geniuses of our age by a writer of comparable distinction.
Katharina Günther was sponsored by The Estate of Francis Bacon to undertake a twelve-month research project, working with Bacon's original material in Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. This new book publishes, for the first time, some of the most exciting and informative findings of her research.
This book is an in-depth investigation into the Francis Bacon's studio archive at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. It is an essential tool for all those interested in Francis Bacon and a must for future scholarship on the artist.