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Francis Bacon in Your Blood Paperback – January 3, 2017

4.4 out of 5 stars 97 ratings

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"A frank and stylish memoir." ―The New Yorker

"A gouache decoupe of a friend, against a background of art history . . . Peppiatt’s remembrance is neither tribute nor apologia. Francis Bacon in Your Blood is a candid portrayal of a very famous man who could be very generous, even with his foes, and very petty, even with his friends." ―John Reed, The New York Times Book Review

"Every page is fresh, immediate, and flashing with glimpses into Bacon’s complicated psyche and Peppiatt’s own conundrums . . . He celebrates with ever-replenished wonder the timeless artist’s creativity, 'freedom and energy and total individuality.'" ―Donna Seaman, Booklist

About the Author

Michael Peppiatt studied at the University of Cambridge, where he began his career and an art writer by writing exhibition reviews for the Observer. In an international career as a writer and curator, he has curated numerous exhibitions of Francis Bacon's and other artists' work and been published in Le Monde, the New York Times, the Financial Times, Art News and Art International, which he bought and relaunched in 1985. In 2005, he was awarded a Ph.D. by the University of Cambridge for his published work in the field of twentieth-century art. He is a member of the Society of Authors and the Royal Society of Literature, and in 2010 he joined the international board of the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bloomsbury Paperbacks; Reprint edition (January 3, 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1408856301
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1408856307
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 10.1 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.01 x 1.05 x 7.83 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 97 ratings

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