Francis Bacon 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Figurative Painter

October 1, 2020By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Francis Bacon, Inspiration, Surrealism

Francis Bacon was an Irish-born figurative painter at 63 Baggot Street, Dublin in 1909. Bacon was known for his raw, unsettling imagery that consisted of fleshy, screaming, contorted figures: from popes and art-historical subjects to friends and lovers. He is credited for creating some of the most “satanically influential” paintings of the 20th century. In … Read More