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Acon uote His emotional range

WENT FROM SEVERELY CUTTING TO MOTHERING 
from severely cutting to mothering think I earned about his vies on art from reading the book of interviews but this gives a fuller picture and has photos from his ife and familyfriends Many assume his work is about violence a uote about his work and it s relationship to violence It s to do with an attempt to remake the violence of reality itself And the violence of reality is not only the simple violence meat when "you say a rose or something is violent but it s the "say a rose or something is violent but it s the also of the suggestions within image which can only be conveyed through paint At another point he about the beauty in seeing something ike an accident in the road with the blood against the concrete with bodies scattered randomly and glass among the bodies He ooked at the world in this way as an artist seeing shapes and images He was part of what became known as the School of London that included Lucian Freud Michael Andrews Frank Auebach and Tim Behrens All artist Francis mostly drank with Existence is in a way so banal you may as well try and make a kind of grandeur of itFrancis Bacon in conversation in Daniel Farson The Gilded Gutter Life of Francis Bacon London Century 1993 10Murmurs of DesireIf you really ove ife you re walking in the shadow of death all the timeDeath is the shadow of ife and the one is obsessed with Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue life the one is obsesses with death I m greedy forife and I m greedy as an artistFrancis Bacon in conversation in Daniel Farson The Gilded Gutter Life of Francis Bacon London Century 1993 11 12 I would The Man Without a Face like my pictures toook as if a human being had passed between them Happy Easter, Mouse! (If You Give...) like a snaileaving a trail of the human presence and memory of the past events as the snail Gone (Gone, leaves its slimeFrancis Bacon in conversation in Daniel Farson The Gilded Gutter Life ofFrancis Bacon London Century 1993 218. As he knew him From his sexual adventures to his rise from obscurity to international fame Farson gives us uniue insight into Bacon's geni. I absolutelyoathe Bacon s paintings but his Threads Of The Shroud life was fascinating The post war London art scene the expats in Tangiers theow dives life was fascinating The post war London art scene the expats in Tangiers the All Seated on the Ground low dives London s Soho all were goldmines of eccentricity perversion and arched wit This particular account is a bit too name drop y so I had to skim through aot to get to the Untitled. lurid anecdotes Worth it though Pretty good book Rushed it due to my dissertation deadline Nice insight into Francis I saw the Bacon exhibit in 1985 referenced in this book and to me it feltike he was the only other person in the world who understood my pain in my defence I WAS only 21 Then years Wiring later I watched Love is the Devil with Derek Jacobi as Bacon and Daniel Craig as George Dyer andoved it it totally captured the spirit of the paintings I wanted to know and so eventually after meaning to for ages got ROUND TO THIS BOOK IT SET ME OFF TO to this book It set me off to film again where Daniel Farson appears played by Adrian Scarborough and to me the two texts if you Against All Odds ll pardon the rather pretentious term complement each other perfectly Farson knew his reluctant subject pretty well and the book inevitably portrays a complex character than the film couldess vile and bitchy genuinely devastated at George s death I recommend both the book and the film heartilyNow to find that YouTube clip where he has got Melvyn Bragg pissed The author was intimitately familiar with Bacon and the Soho art scene including people ike Douglas Cooper and Lucien Freud was intimitately familiar with Bacon and the Soho art scene including people ike Douglas Cooper and Lucien Freud book is a serious appraisal by an informed participant His portrait of Bacon is unsparing a man whom he both knew and admired as a genius warts and all A book worth The DOS looking at Francis Bacon s work will always speak for itself and for him with unflinching and passionate power A biography is made of different material but GILDED GUTTER LIFE works to give us an honest and human sized Bacon francis Widely regarded as the best British painter since Turner veryittle is known about Francis Bacon's ife In this the first ever book to be. ,
Acon was both the flame that drew all to his charisma the flame that burnt most of them to ash too daniel farson was his good friend and got himself burnt flame that burnt most of them to ash too daniel farson was his good friend and got himself burnt bad too *but he took notes and pics along the * he took notes and pics along the and after bacon passed away wrote this unorthodox bio of one of the greatest painters of the 20th century according to most the best bits to me are farson s oving evocations of the bars and cafes where they hung out drinking way way too much at the colony and french pub and eating Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Metabolism lots andots of oysters and fish at wheelers along with ship Treasons, Stratagems, And Spoils loads of champagne a fun and fascinating chronicle of soho in the 40 s 80 s and good companion to tell alotsike art pepper s Straight Life and Payment Due larry river s What Did I Do The Unauthorized Autobiography of Larry Rivers This is my second favourite biography of theast 10 years The first is Wendy Moffat s superb biography of EM Forster Like the Moffat one reads this with notepad at hand modern people will use iPad or iPhone Jenny to jot down the names of other interesting people and booksThis is not an academic biography but rather a friend of 45 years writing a memoir of that relationship as well as some information about Bacon Most surprisingly it is very funny and incredibly witty in that oh so terribly terribly English wayAlso it should be noted that one doesn t need to be a fan of Bacon s art at all Those seeking analysis and meaning as to Bacon s art should steer clear but anyone interested in the man read asap Having to give up on this one just because Francis Bacon s Vampireville (Vampire Kisses, life makes mine feel small andonely I enjoyed reading this book His friend wrote it as a memoir because Francis didn t want a biography about himself or anything published in his Pirate of the Pacific (Doc Savage, lifetime The author knew him well and told many stories from hisife with many uotes Most every chapter starts with a Francis Written about him Daniel Farson friend and confidant to Bacon for over forty years gives a highly personal first hand account of the man. .

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