Farr, Dennis, Michael Peppiatt and Sally Yard. FRANCIS BACON: A Retrospective. 240 pp., 114 color and 61 b&w illustrations. 4to, cloth. New York, Harry Abrams with the Trust for Museum Exhibitions, 1999.
This substantial catalogue for a travelling exhibition offers an incisive and well-researched examination of Bacon's private life and career, illuminating his working methods and other aspects of his art that he was particularly reclusive about. Individual commentaries accompany each colorplate, and 3 important interview with the artist are reprinted in their entirety.
Item nr. 55569