An artist’s book bringing together 27 photographs by Antoine d’Agata and 25 graphic works by Francis Bacon, this bilingual French-English work, presented in the form of a double book, establishes an artistic parallel between the contemporary work of photographer Antoine d’Agata and the expressionist painting of painter Francis Bacon. The two books, bound together, can be consulted side by side, allowing one to create a vis à vis between the works of the two artists. The texts are presented on autonomous notebooks allowing the reader to read the text while browsing through the visual narrative. “Bacon [d’Agata] does not say “pity for the beasts” but rather every man who suffers is meat. Meat is the common zone of man and beast, their zone of indistinguishability, it is that “fact”, that very state in which the painter identifies himself with the objects of his horror or compassion”. Gilles Deleuze Antoine d’Agata is a photographer who lives on the edge. He immerses himself in his personal universes, until he exhausts them. He transforms reality with the help of time, and shows us...
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