This book of extraordinarily revealing interviews with Francis Bacon by the distinguihed art critic David Sylvester , conducted over a period of twenty-five years (1962-1987), has now been substantially expanded and updated respect the first spanish edition, published by Ediciones Polígrafa on 1977. Then, Graham Greene wrote: ...An exciting document which can rank with the journals of Delacroix and the letters of Gauguin. With a brilliant use of language, Bacon talks about his aims as a painter, his obsessive effort to record and re-create the human form, his practice of making variations on old maters paintings and on photographs, his dependence on chance, or his views about the way in which his work has been interpreted, are only some of the subjects investigated in depth during these encounters.

La brutalidad de los hechos. Entrevistas con Francis Bacon

David Sylvester
176pp./ 108il./ 24 x 17 cm./ Hardcover with jacket

9788434312111  Castellano