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Francis Bacon, 1967 -by Jorge (J.S.) Lewinski about this portraitIt is said that, until 1949, Bacon refused to allow his photograph to be taken. However, after relenting for photographers including Cecil Beaton, Bill Brandt and his friend John Deakin, it seems Bacon came to enjoy the process. When Lewinski came to photograph Bacon at his studio, 7 Reece Mews in South Kensington, he found Bacon to be ‘civil and helpful, a charming and fascinating conversationalist.’ With its multiple


Francis Bacon - I know, I know, not to do with spring but the AGO is having an exhibit on him and Henry Moore and this would be a great one to see.


Francis Bacon. Self-Portrait. 1969. --I cannot help wondering what put him over the edge (if anything)--some artists are wack, some are just good at digging into what that "wack" must feel like...

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Francis Bacon painting sold for $142.4MILLION at auction

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