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Francis Bacon

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  • Patrick White's cruel visionaries

    Patrick White's cruel visionaries
    Patrick White, the first great novelist to come out of Australia, was born in 1912, won the Nobel Prize in 1973, died in 1990 and his work promptly dropped from fashion. His style of narrative-driven psychological modernism seemed outmoded, perhaps,...
  • Book review: 'The Mind's Eye' by Oliver Sacks

    Book review: 'The Mind's Eye' by Oliver Sacks
    The Mind's Eye Oliver Sacks Alfred A. Knopf: 270 pp., $26.95 Oliver Sacks has built a reputation on exploring the medical mysteries of individual patients to illuminate the larger mysteries of human experience. "The Mind's Eye," a collection of essays...
  • Book review: 'Encounter' by Milan Kundera

    Book review: 'Encounter' by Milan Kundera
    Encounter Essays Milan Kundera, translated from the French by Linda Asher Harper: 192 pp., $23.99 "Up to what degree of distortion does an individual still remain himself?" Milan Kundera asks this question in writing about the painter Francis Bacon,...
  • Contemporary Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie at Yale

    The idea of the “avant-garde” is often considered in musings about art. Sure, it’s a concept of fungible elasticity, but it can also be a useful pet to have around. I’ll deploy this domesticated, if imperfect, beast here, to put in...
  • Why eat turkey bacon when you can eat the real thing?

     
    Got an Eat This, Not That e-mail from Men's Health last night and I was surprised to find out that Oscar Mayer turkey bacon and porky bacon have the same fat and calories in two strips (70 calories, 6 grams......
  • Q&A: Geren Lockhart dishes on her Francis Bacon-inspired fall collection

     
    Geren Lockhart, designer for L.A. contemporary brand Geren Ford, always turns out chic, body-friendly looks. But for her fall 2010 collection, she also amped up the sex appeal — creating va-va-voom pieces such as metallic leather minis, body-clinging...
  • 'Modern Family' recap: The time traveler's wife (and kids)

     
    "Modern Family" isn't your traditional sitcom, but at the same time, it kind of is. Sure, the show's got post-modern touches, like characters who talk directly to the camera, but there are episodes that borrow as much from "The Brady......
  • 10/10/10: Ten cultural masterpieces for the decaphilic

     
    It's technically not a holiday, but Oct. 10, 2010 (10/10/10) is a day to remember for numerology enthusiasts and almanac buffs alike. In observance of this non-holiday, Culture Monster has put together a list of cultural masterpieces that somehow...