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Bacon is considered one of Britain's greatest contemporary painters; in fact, he has been a powerful presence in the art world for virtually half this century. In this exhibition catalog, noted British art historian Gowing and his American collaborator have done a thoughtful job of explaining Bacon's intensely morose artistic vision. In their essays they develop a few main themes, then devote the rest of the book to full-page color plates that allow for a chronological survey of the artist's painting