Happy Birthday Francis Bacon… some notes about his amazing and energetic work!
Yesterday was Francis Bacon’s birthday, one of my favorite painters and I would like to share some of my sketches, notes and reviews on his work. I am feeling in a rush of energy with this blog. I am inspired by what the expert blogger Mark Jenkins said about blogging whenever you feel like, and also by my dear friend Ann Rippin, who has been working on her Laura Ashley’s dolls project. (If you wish to use this material please let me know).
It may be a coincidence, but during the last few years, I’ve been attracted to writing on art for my academic work. My best articles (published in peer-reviewed journals) have been on different artists such as Francis Bacon, Diego Velazquez and Doris Salcedo. As we were talking this week with my friends in Colombia, one chooses -consciously or not- the road one wants to walk!
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