Books: Francis Bacon and the sudden experience of eye-opening words
David Sylvester reevaluates violence
David Sylvester's matter-of-fact sagacity in "Looking at Giacometti"
To his credit, Sylvester avoids dwelling on the artist's private life and bears down on the art
That famous light on Bacon: Museo Correr shows major retrospective
David Sylvester curates an exhibition of the artist's finest works in Napoleonic rooms