Tuesday, 25 August 2009
Francis Bacon - New Studies: Centenary Essays
Edited by Martin Harrison
272 pages, 260 colour plates
19.5 cm x 25.5 cm
Publication date: December 2009
Nine original and stimulating essays will celebrate the centenary of the birth of one of the greatest painters of the twentieth century, Francis Bacon (1909–1992). Since the artist’s death his enigmatic paintings have inspired new thinking and methods of interpretation, and these essays, written by leading scholars from throughout the world, reflect an impressively wide and rich range of approaches.
With essays from Darren Ambrose, Rebecca Daniels, Hugh M. Davies, Marcel Finke, Martin Harrison, Andrew R. Lee, Brenda Marshall, David Alan Mellor, Joanna Russell and Brian Singer.
My essay is entitled 'Bacon’s Spiritual Realism – The Spirit in the Body'