ONE ON ONE
Firenze Lai on Francis Bacon
A Hong Kong painter revels in the ambiguous personal dynamics and grotesque imagery of a British iconoclast
FRANCIS BACON, Landscape near Malabata, Tangier, 1963, Oil on sand and canvas, 198 x 145 cm.
Photo by Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd. Image taken from Francis Bacon: Catalogue Raisonné,
published in July 2016 by The Estate of Francis Bacon and distributed internationally by Thames & Hudson Ltd.
Copyright and courtesy The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved, DACS 2016.
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