No, Bacon wasn't related to the Grotesque at all...


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Posted by Luis Mariano Akerman on January 31, 19101 at 10:28:48:

Bacon's quotation of Oscar Wilde's words, in a 1971 interview (a month after his model and lover George Dyer had committed suicide), do introduce him as suggestive of the monstrous or, if you prefer, as a MASTER OF THE GROTESQUE: "you kill the thing you love."


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