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"Head VI", 1949

Yes, the show will travel from London to Madrid and New York, but why wait; you’ll just have the chance to savor its wealth of pictures and background inspiration again and again. Bacon rose to genius, forged new vision that was utterly aesthetic and unique. The exhibition begins with intriguing video excerpts from BBC interviews with Bacon recorded in the mid 60s and early 70s. Articulate, insightful, the artist’s expressed thoughts set the stage for, and soften the sting of, perceived decadence in the pictures to come. He speaks of his fascination with the mouth: its beautiful colors and beguiling glint of teeth, the primal scream he found so riveting bursting from the nurse’s mo... See full document!

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Francis Bacon Retrospective, Tate Britain, 9/11/08 to 1/4/09
HermioneSG Document Critical 3187 5 26-Oct-08
White Ghost Girls
sakurachan Document Critical 1774 5 26-Oct-08
4 Painterly Reasons to Hot Foot It To London Pronto: Classic, Moderns, Cutting Edge
HermioneSG Document Critical 2154 5 9-Apr-08
Plant/Artist Collaborations
Herb Poole Document Critical 2674 4.83 13-Mar-08
“Works on Paper, 2008”, Park Avenue Armory NYC
HermioneSG Document Critical 6762 5 3-Mar-08
No Country for Old Men
HermioneSG Document Critical 1982 4.5 13-Jan-08
Diving Bell & Butterfly: At the Alter of Art (Audio)
TheYetter Audio Track Critical 1993 5 11-Dec-07
Diving Bell & Butterfly: At the Alter of Art (Visual)
TheYetter Document Critical 2006 4.83 11-Dec-07
The Diving Bell and The Butterfly
HermioneSG Document Critical 2195 5 8-Dec-07
Cranky Re: Gangster
HermioneSG Document Critical 1753 4 7-Dec-07
Seurat Drawing Exhibition at MOMA
HermioneSG Document Critical 5152 4.5 20-Nov-07
William Steig Show at the Jewish Museum, New York
Anita Spertus Document Critical 6469 5 11-Nov-07
Carl Sesar: Poet Translator Extraordinaire
Anita Spertus Document Critical 32448 4.5 25-Oct-07
Equilibres
Herb Poole Document Critical 1942 4.9 16-Aug-07
Impressions of Richard Serra at the MoMA
Katherine13 Document Critical 2040 4.8 20-Jun-07
A glance, and it is over
rj Document Critical 1524 4.75 17-Jun-07
Sopranos Time
Gwenda Blair Document Critical 1342 4.8 16-Jun-07
Putting the Sopranos to Rest
TheYetter Document Critical 2084 4.86 13-Jun-07
Children of Men: Art & Artifice (Audio)
TheYetter Audio Track Critical 2577 4.8 4-May-07
Children of Men: Art & Artifice (Visual)
TheYetter Document Critical 2257 4.75 30-Apr-07