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The Brutality of Fact: Interviews with Francis Bacon Paperback – 23 Nov 1987

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Product details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd; 3 edition (23 Nov. 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0500274754
  • ISBN-13: 978-0500274750
  • Product Dimensions: 16.8 x 1.3 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 12 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 245,324 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Back Cover

This book with its subsequent revised and augmented editions--has been considered a classic of its kind, and that reputation has become worldwide. As a discussion of problems of making art today it has been widely influential not only among artist but among writers and musicians. It has also been seen as the most revealing portrait that exists of one of the most singular artistic personalities of our times.

About the Author

David Sylvester was a prominent writer, art critic, and leading authority on Francis Bacon. He lived in London and wrote for the Tribune before heading to Paris and working as a translator and reviewer.


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