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'Current shows and comments: On the significance of a word'

By " Perspex "
Type: Review/Exhibition
: Apollo
Year: May; 1945
Volume: Issue XLI:243
Language: English
Pages: pp. 107-108, 112
ISBN: 0003-6536
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"I, I must confess, was so shocked and disturbed by the Surrealism of Francis Bacon that I was glad to escape from this exhibition [...]. Perhaps it was the red background in three of the pictures that made me think of entrails,  of an anatomy or a vivisection and feel squeamish." p. 108

'Five Contemporary British Artists: Recent Works by Francis Bacon, Frances Hodgkins, Henry Moore, Matthew Smith, Graham Sutherland' , The Lefevre Gallery (Alex Reid and Lefevre Ltd) , London , April 1945