Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

Deleuze, Gilles

| 2001

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Translated and with an Introduction by Daniel W. Smith  Afterword by Tom Conley  Gilles Deleuze had several paintings by Francis Bacon hanging in his Paris apartment, and the painter?s method and style as well as his motifs of seriality, difference, and repetition influenced Deleuze?s work. This first English translation shows us one of the most original and important French philosophers of the twentieth century in intimate confrontation with one of that century?s most original and important painters.  In considering Bacon, Deleuze offers implicit and explicit insights into the origins and development of his own philosophical and aesthetic ideas, ideas that represent a turning point in his intellectual trajectory. First published in French in 1981, Francis Bacon has come to be recognized as one of Deleuze?s most significant texts in aesthetics. Anticipating his work on cinema, the baroque,...

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