Interviews with Francis Bacon

The Brutality of Fact

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David Sylvester

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Weight 679 g
Dimensions 15.3 x 23 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 October 2016
Number of pages 232
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 15.3 x 23 cm
Weight 679 g
David Sylvester CBE (1924-2001) was a prominent writer, art critic and curator, and a leading authority on René Magritte, Henry Moore and, in particular, Francis Bacon. He first wrote about Bacon's work in the late 1940s, and the pair soon became close friends. Over the next forty years, he was Bacon's Boswell, interpreter, confidant, occasional model and briefly agent. He curated or co-curated numerous major exhibitions at museums around the world, including one-man shows of Picasso, Miró, Magritte, Moore, Giacometti and Bacon. His published books include Interviews with Francis Bacon, Looking Back at Francis Bacon and the five-volume Magritte catalogue raisonné.