From a suite of five lithographs, produced to accompany Bacon’s exhibition of seventeen paintings at Galerie Maeght in Paris in 1966. Bacon's relationship with George Dyer was full of conflict, filled with love, tainted with alcohol, and painfully dysfunctional. The young man was a living paradox: at the same time, a petty criminal associated with an East End gang, and a vulnerable desire to recognize and support alcoholism. Though he was the inspiration behind some of Bacon's most powerful pieces, he was also the overwhelming obstacle for their completion.
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