Michael Peppiatt left London in 1966 for a job as arts editor at Réalités then Le Monde in Paris, where he lived at the heart of the art and literary world for the following thirty years. In 1985 he bought Art International, relaunching the magazine from his apartment in Paris. Peppiatt is the author of a dozen books, including Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma, In Giacometti's Studio, Interviews With Artists, and the acclaimed memoir, Francis Bacon in Your Blood.
Praise for Francis Bacon in Your Blood: The best art memoir
published in years.-- "The Spectator"
Praise for Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma: Michael Peppiatt's biography has long been viewed by Bacon scholars as the definitive life of a fascinatingly flawed figure.--Alex Larman "The Guardian"