"Of course, we are meat, we are potential carcasses If I go into a butcher's shop I always think it's surprising that I wasn't there instead of the animal."  "Nietzsche forecast our future for us--he was the Cassandra of the nineteenth century---he told us it's all so meaningless we might as well be extraordinary."  --Francis Bacon

FRANCIS BACON muriel belcher 1966 right panel Three Studies of Muriel Belcher, 1966 x cm Private Collection jpg Painting

francis bacon: This painting expresses the emotion of fear by using dark colors and by using facial expressions in his artwork.

Francis Bacon painting sold for $142.4MILLION at auction

Francis Bacon ‘Study for a Portrait’, 1952 © Estate of Francis Bacon. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014 On display at Tate Britain Theme: BP Walk through British Art Room: 1950

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The Art Institute Of Chicago: Francis Bacon English, born Ireland, Figure with Meat, 1954

Francis Bacon- The only artist to date that has actually made me feel a visceral reaction to his work. I actually had to leave his exhibition at the Met because of the anxiety it brings on. Just amazing.

Francis Bacon - Study after Velazquez’s portrait of Pope Innocent X, 1953 oil on canvas 60 × 46 ½ in / 153 × 118 cm

Interesting attempt of a homage paid to the famous artist Francis Bacon by artist Robert Bubel. Oil Pastel, 2012, Painting "'For F.Bacon. The nude'"

haemus: “red-lipstick: “ Robert Bubel (Polish, b. Zarki, Poland) - For F. The Nude, 2012 Painting: Oil Pastel on Paper ” me ”

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Jack Vettriano: just the Tom Jones of 21st-century art?

Francis Bacon was Irish and British and lived 1909 –1992 he was known for his bold, graphic and emotionally raw imagery.

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Francis Bacon. Pain, isolation, anger, self-disgust, despair. E. expressive painting very abstract

Francis BaconThree Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion

in memory of george dyer - francis bacon

Francis Bacon - Tryptic (one panel). To me, Bacon reinvented the grammar of the figurative language, and freed it from its limitations.

Francis Bacon's 'Three Studies for a Portrait of Lucian Freud'

Francis Bacon's painting of Lucian Freud revealed

Francis Bacon Study for Self Portrait, 1982 (1984)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Francis Bacon: Study for Self Portrait, 1982 (1984