John Deakin

John Deakin

Photographs

Book - 1996
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Muir, former picture editor of British Vogue, brings together a collection of Deakin's most important photographs, including previously unseen material recovered from the artist's friends, the archives of Vogue, and the studio floor of painter Francis Bacon, who based paintings on photos commissioned from Deakin. Muir's accompanying essay provides background to this powerful collection of 111 bandw portraits by Deakin and seven color plates showing Bacon's paintings. Deakin made no concessions to his subjects' vanity and scorned any need for admiration in his pursuit of truthful depiction. Oversize: 9.50x11.75". Distributed by Rizzoli International Publications through St. Martin's Press. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Vendome Press : Distributed by Rizzoli International Publications through St. Martin's Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780865659889
0865659885
Characteristics: 141 p. : ill. ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Muir, Robin

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