Post. 1 Sept 2019.

“Why ever change the subject?” Francis Bacon asked. “You could go for the whole of your life painting the same subject.” So he did: dominating postwar figurative painting with enthralling virtuosity and infinite variety. Almost all his compositions feature a figure, recognisable but blurred, distorted, convulsed, within an airless, confined space. Rigorously, there is no narrative.

Published by William Vaughan

filmmaker, artist

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