Francis Bacon (artist) Quote

One always starts work with the subject, no matter how tenuous it is, and one constructs an artificial structure by which one can trap the reality of the subject-matter that one has started from.


Entretien de Francis Bacon avec David Sylvester: (ed. 1984). Also in: Francis Bacon (Abbeville Press, 1986), p. 110

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One always starts work with the subject, no matter how tenuous it is, and one constructs an artificial structure by which one can trap the reality of ...

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One always starts work with the subject, no matter how tenuous it is, and one constructs an artificial structure by which one can trap the reality of ...

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One always starts work with the subject, no matter how tenuous it is, and one constructs an artificial structure by which one can trap the reality of ...

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One always starts work with the subject, no matter how tenuous it is, and one constructs an artificial structure by which one can trap the reality of ...