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A pilgrimage to Francis Bacon’s studio

In Art and history by Roger Thomas

I just made a pilgrimage to Dublin to visit the studio of Francis Bacon at the Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

The beauty of the neoclassic building is in high contrast to the glorious chaos of the Bacon Studio. The vitality and energy of the cramped space filled with years of accumulated evidence of the creative process made me feel that he had just popped out for lunch….

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