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My obsession for Francis Bacon

Gert. Edvin Larsson Scott. Acrylic (!) on canvas.
I remember it very clearly. It was me and my mother, situated on some rocks, overlooking the Nordic Aquarelle-museum, the petty beach and the rocks that silently shot out of the water. 603 more words


Tychy@ the Fringe: Pope Head.

On a second visit to the Summerhall this Fringe I am confronted in the entrance lobby by a quotation from the Guardian theatre critic Lyn Gardner, proudly mounted on a display board amidst a sea of reviews. 645 more words

Fringe Review

(Art)Books we love | Frank Auerbach 

It’s #artbookfriday again. Thank God there are more than enough art books to write about as there are new ones published every day. Today is about a book by art historian Catherine Lampert. 525 more words

Art Books

Peter Watson: Queer Saint

“Anyone who’s read anything about mid-century British culture will have come across the name Peter Watson. His name appears in various painting provenances and literary biographies of the period, but many may still only know him by name. 238 more words

Book Review

Why Ham is Really Bacon, Or Irony and the Evolution of AiG's Enlightenment Worldview

Life is filled with irony. The regular tweets and articles posted by Ken Ham and AiG are like daily receiving a box of chocolates. You have already tasted one. 734 more words

Christianity And Science

Anna Castle's Kit Marlowe

And so, as I said I would, I read the second volume of Anna Castle’s Francis wonderful Francis Bacon series.* In Death by Disputation the action moves from London to Cambridge, with Tom Clarady installed at Corpus Christi college – ostensibly to get his degree. 655 more words