Francis Bacon

Britain's greatest 20th century painter - the first biography by art critic who Knew and worked with him.

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Alberto Giacometti in Postwar Paris

Alberto Giacometti, one of the foremost artists of the twentieth century, created sculptures and paintings of stark and haunting beauty. Now, in the one hundredth anniversary of his birth, this book celebrates his genius, tracing his development from the tiny sculptures he made during World War II to the characteristically emaciated figures of his mature style.Michael Peppiatt gives a vivid account of the crucial moment when Giacometti returned...

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Nicolas de Stael

Nicolas de Stael (1914-1955) was one of the most celebrated European painters of the postwar period. His career was brief but intense; in the span of about 15 years he became a leading figure of what is now called the School of Paris. This catalogue documents his most prolific decade, the 1950s.

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