Black with Everything

Adam Shatz, “Desire was Everywhere,” London Review of Books 16 December 2010

From [painter Gérard] Fromanger, for example, he [Gilles Deleuze] learned that the blank canvas is not white, but rather ‘black with everything every painter has painted before me’ — an idea he would explore in his book on Francis Bacon, The Logic of Sensation.

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