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Bacon Review

The Estate of Francis Bacon Publishing,
supported by the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation, Monaco

Editor: Martin Harrison 

Issue No. 1: 2023

ISSN 2976-8349

Bacon Review is the first journal dedicated to Francis Bacon. Issue No. 1 is available to order online from our Francis Bacon Shop (best for EU customers) and our UK-based distributor Antenne Books.

Cover of Bacon Review, Issue 1, featuring a photograph of Francis Bacon

Issue No. 1 of Bacon Review


The first issue of Bacon Review concentrates on neglected aspects of Francis Bacon’s life and work, presenting his achievements in startlingly new ways.

The three main features are by Yvonne Scott, who has fresh perspectives of Bacon’s admiration for ancient Egyptian art, by Gill Hedley, who tells the story of Bacon’s first important critic, Robert Melville, and by Sophie Pretorius, who explains the significance of Bacon’s friendship with the artist Richard Hamilton. Bacon Review also includes many hitherto unseen photographs from his family’s archive, and several surprises.

104 pages  
29.5 × 23 cm   


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