Denis Bloch Fine Art

Francis Bacon

(Irish, 1909–1992)

study for portrait of john edwards by francis bacon

Francis Bacon

Study for Portrait of John Edwards, 1987

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1909
Born in Dublin, Ireland on October 28
1929
Began oil painting
1932
Turned to a type of Surrealism
1992
Died in Madrid, Spain on April 28

Exhibitions

2009 - 2010
Dublin, Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, "Francis Bacon: A Terrible Beauty" (solo)
2008 - 2009
London, Tate Britain,"Francis Bacon," Traveling Exhibition (solo)
2008
Kontellationem III, Stadel Museum, Frankfurt/Main
Modern Prints - Klassische Moderne bis Pop Art, Galerie Proarata, Zurich
2006 - 2007
"Francis Bacon - The Violence of the Real" K20 Kunstsammlung Nordhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2006
"Bienal del Aire," Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber (MACCSI), Caracas
"Summer Exhibition," Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd, London, UK
"Mirada múltiple," Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
"Francis Bacon," Gagosian Gallery, London, UK
"Francis Bacon: Studying Form" Faggionato Fine Art, London, UK

Literature

2005
Sylvestor, David, and Harrison, Martin, 'Francis Bacon: Studying Form' Faggionato Fine Art in association with the Estate of Francis Bacon.
1999
Harrison, Martin, 'Francis Bacon: Paintings from the Estate 1980-1991', Faggionato Fine Art, London
1997
Peppiat, Michael, ‘Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma’, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
1996
Kundera, Milan, ‘Bacon, Portraits et Auto-portraits’, Les Belles Lettres, Paris
Schmied, Wieland, ‘Francis Bacon, Commitment and Conflict’, Prestel, Munich
Sollers, Philippe, ‘Les Passions de Francis Bacon’, Gallimard, Paris
1994
Deleuze, Gilles, ‘Francis Bacon, Logique de la Sensation’ (2 vol), La Différence, Paris
1993
Farson, Daniel, ‘The Gilded Gutter Life of Francis Bacon’, Century, London
1987
Sylvester, David, ‘The Brutality of Fact, Interviews with Francis Bacon’, Thames & Hudson, London
1986
Davies, Hugh and Yard, Sally, ‘Bacon’, Abbeville, New York