Critique: A thoroughly impressive work of iconoclastic scholarship, "Francis Bacon
's Hidden Hand in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice: A Study of Law, Rhetoric, and Authorship" is a 'must read' contribution to the every growing library of Shakespearian scholarship.
is one of our most respected and renowned artists, whose works had a huge influence on modern art.
Uno de los libros mas provocadores en la obra de Francis Bacon
es sin vacilacion una obra clasica, Nueva Atlantida.
| An art handler with Self-|Portrait (1975) by Francis Bacon
, which will be put on public exhibition for the first time in New York in May and London in June before being auctioned in July
, born in Dublin of English parents, had an upper-middle-class upbringing; he claimed to have no formal art training.
I was on nodding terms with Francis Bacon
and Lucian Freud in the mid-1980s, for no other reason than that we frequented the Colony Room, a once notorious and now defunct drinking club in Soho, London.
The discovery of these cookery books--which also included Venus in the Kitchen, (36) a collection of extraordinary aphrodisiacal recipes--gives a great insight into the world of Francis Bacon
, whose hypertension and severe asthma attacks did not stop him from enjoying an extravagant lifestyle and taking risks not only in art but also in life.
 Deleuze, Francis Bacon
. Logica de la sensacion, Madrid, Arena Libros, 2005, pp.
Francis Outred, Christie's head of post-war and contemporary art, Europe, said: "Searing with raw colour and texture, Portrait Of Henrietta Moraes is one of the most seductive and sexually-charged paintings I have ever encountered by Francis Bacon
LONDON: A painting by Irish-born artist Francis Bacon
sold for the equivalent of $28.7 million this week, the second highest price paid for a work of art at a Christie's post-war and contemporary auction in London.
From a mummified mermaid to a cigar owned by Winston Churchill, life-changing amounts of money are up for grabs as attics nationwide are scoured for any old Francis Bacon
portraits that might be lying about.
Contact Sir Francis Bacon
at 404-372-4485 or visit www.baconpeanutbrittle.com