From Library Journal
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Excellent writing and clear, circumspect insight. It helps if you know the paintings, but there is much to learn from this book even if you don't.Published 29 days ago by Mark Chuoke
Very interesting. As with Lucien Freud, it is great to see insightful and detailed accounts of artists from the London School during and just after the Second World War.Published 8 months ago by Bradley
A good read, but sometimes a bit verbose. Francis Bacons art is very intriguing, but what a sick individual he was
It is a bit of a trudge. It does hit all the high and low points, though. The author met Francis Bacon later in the artist's life and there are gaps in the tale that only Francis... Read morePublished 14 months ago by ellene
A very thorough recording of this brilliant artist's life. There is no other painting like his. His work was and is truly unique. Read morePublished 17 months ago by J Stevens
This is the third bio I've read of Francis Bacon and by far the best. It has been substantially updated as new material surfaced. Read morePublished 17 months ago by D. Peters
An intense and well written story of an extraordinary personality
My knowledge of Bacon was quite limited and with the recent publicity afforded to the sales at... Read more