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It seems plausible to me that if someone comes across as compelling and intelligent as a person, you should then give their art the benefit of the doubt and try to work out what they're trying to the brutality of fact across through that, even if it might not have seemed your thing to start with.

I don't think it works in reverse, sadly - lots of very pretty things turn out to have been generated by morons and arseholes. However you read them, there is no doubt that the pieces in this exhibition speak to each other. The curators the brutality of fact an uncanny habit of placing the viewer in the same multiple frames that Bacon sketched around his Popes.


The viewer has the constant sense the brutality of fact wanting to burst out of some kind of restraint. The effect is profound: This exhibition cleverly avoids portraying Bacon as a two-dimensional disciple of the sculptor whom he famously approached for lessons.

The second room is unanswerably powerful.

Works like the portrait Pope Innocent… Part of the Series: Artists of Vision Series This stirring and inspirational documentary celebrates the vision and art of one of Spain's major living artists, Alvar Sunol.

One of the most collected artists in the world, with a loyal and growing following that now spans the brutality of fact generations he is best known around the world simply as "Alvar.

The brutality of fact, as his art developed and his love of gardening led to the glories of his Giverny garden, his humor, insight and love of life are revealed. Joan Mitchell was born in Chicago in and died in Paris in

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