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In Francis Bacon's Shadow: Richard Chopping & Denis Wirth-Miller

Jon Lys Turner’s The Visitors’ Book sheds light on one of the most significant post-war British art archives discovered in decades

How did you come to write… 3,066 more words


October 23

ONE friend in that path shall be,
To secure my step from wrong;
One to count night day for me,
Patient through the watches long, 138 more words

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tyler Scully's Expressionist Trump Paintings

Tyler Scully’s rich, impasto, Expressionist paintings are an oasis for lovers of contemporary figurative painting in the tradition of Bacon and Auerbach.

I discovered Scully on Instagram under the account… 1,737 more words


A England — Nail Varnish — Sleeping Palace

Collection: A England 2013, Burne-Jones Dream

Indie label A England‘s 2013 collection, Burne-Jones Dream, references the work of 19th century British artist Edward Burne-Jones… 381 more words


Irreducible Mind - a review (1/3): how psychology lost the plot

. . . . the mind is the power of the human spirit. Spirit is the lamp; mind is the light which shines from the lamp.

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Francis Bacon (1909-1992)

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) was an Irish figurative painter, influenced in his earlier years by Picasso and surrealism, whose unique expressionist style of painting, which emerged during the 1950s, featured pictures of people screaming or in pain, often portrayed inside bathrooms or cages. 746 more words

Art Life

Science fiction becomes virtual reality

I have a new print in my office. It’s called ‘Small Science Fiction Self-Portrait’ and is by Maria Lassnig (1919-2014) . I am disappointed to admit that I had never heard of her until I went to a special exhibition at the Tate Liverpool a few weeks ago, which featured her work and that of Francis Bacon. 215 more words

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