Current Affairs 6.04

Unheard tape of Francis Bacon shredding Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol is revealed


A tape has been revealed in which Francis Bacon calls John’s painting False Start ‘ridiculous’ and Warhol’s works ‘very bad’. He goes on to say: “It is such a ridiculous thing”. “The whole thing, it is nothing. It is just a series of a number of diagonal scratches going in different directions in red and blue.”


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https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/mar/30/francis-bacon-shreds-jasper-johns-and-andy-warhol-in-unheard-tape