FRANCIS BACON IN YOUR BLOOD: A MEMOIR

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Francis Bacon in Your Blood: A Memoir has recently been released as an audiobook narrated by Michael himself. It is available through Audible.
The book is available from Bloomsbury in Hardback, Paperback and eBook, through Amazon UK in Hardback, Paperback and eBook, and through Amazon US in Hardback and eBook.
It was chosen Radio 4’s ‘Book of the Week’ and by The Sunday Times as its Art Book of the Year.
The book has received glowing reviews from the following publications:
UK
Art Newspaper, Culture Whisper, Choice, Daily Mail (Hardback, Paperback), Evening Standard (Hardback, Paperback), Fun Posts, Guardian (Hardback, Paperback), Independent (Hardback, Paperback), InStyleLiterary Review, Mail on SundayMature TimesObserver, RA Magazine, SpectatorSunday Times, Telegraph (Hardback, Paperback), Times (Hardback, Paperback), Times Literary Supplement (Hardback, Paperback), The Lady and Vogue.
US
Art in AmericaArtillery MagazineBay Area ReporterBookForum, BooklistBrooklyn RailKirkus ReviewsFishy Words, Gay and Lesbian ReviewLambda Literary, New Yorker (Hardback, Paperback), New York TimesNew York Times Book ReviewPublishers Weekly and San Francisco Gate.
World
Art Newspaper (Russia), Art Republik (Hong Kong), Business PostNew Zealand ListenerGulf NewsHot PressIrish ExaminerIrish IndependentIrish TimesTelegraph (India), Les Echos (France)Ottawa Citizen and Stuff (New Zealand) and The AU Review.
Adaptations & Extracts
Adaptations were published in The Daily Mail (HERE and HERE), and Michael was interviewed in The Telegraph and the Fundacio Tapies. Additional articles appeared in The Guardian, The Sunday Times and Christie’s Magazine.
A series of extracts were broadcast on Radio 4 from 24th to 28th August read by Adrian Scarborough. The Omnibus edition of these readings is available HERE.
Talks & Readings
Michael has spoken at various venues including Ilkley, Bath, Dublin and Ely. He also gave a talk at Christie’s New York on 19 January 2016.
Michael will be reading from Francis Bacon In Your Blood on 14 September at 7pm at Westminster School and at the Oxford and Cambridge Club Literary Lunch on 15 September.
For further information, please contact Bloomsbury Publishing.

PHOTOS

Michael recently appeared in Christie’s magazine and was photographed by David Vintiner.

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A BRUSH WITH VIOLENCE

Michael was recently interviewed for the BBC3 programme “Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence”, which is available to watch through iPlayer. We also having the following clips of Michael’s segments on the programme:

NEW PORTRAITS

Michael was recently photographed by the celebrated photographer Michael Woods.

Michael Peppiat, London November 2016 (1)

Michael Peppiat, London November 2016 (12)

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Michael with publisher Thomas Neurath 

 

TWO TALKS IN LONDON

Michael is giving a talk at Westminister School at 7pm on 14 September, and at the Oxford and Cambridge Club Literary Lunch at 1pm on 15 September.

STOLEN BACONS

Michael spoke to The  Daily Beast’s Lizzie Crocker on the subject of the five Bacon paintings stolen last July from a Spanish banker’s home in Madrid. The article can be found HERE.

FRANCIS BACON IN MONACO

Michael spoke to The Telegraph‘s Mark Hudson on Monaco’s role in Bacon’s artistic development, in advance of the Francis Bacon, Monaco and French Culture exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco, which runs from 2 July to 4 September. The article can be found HERE.

BILL JACKLIN

Michael’s interview with the artist Bill Jacklin has been published in a book of the artist’s New York paintings, with a foreword by Sting, as reported by The Examiner. You can order the book HERE.

NEWSNIGHT

Michael appeared on Newsnight to discuss the unfinished Bacon canvas found on the back of two Tony O’Malley paintings.

The programme is available to view HERE.

TWO FIGURES

Michael talks about Francis Bacon’s Two Figures in a video made for Christie’s. See it HERE. He was also interviewed by Monocle on the subject, which you can listen to HERE.