Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated

by Maria Popova “It’s all so meaningless, we may as well be extraordinary.”   David Lynch has called legendary British artist Francis Bacon (October 28, 1909–April 28, 1992) “the main guy, the number one kinda hero painter.” Like Lynch’s films, Bacon’s paintings compel the way a scene from a nightmare does — a scream piercingContinue reading “Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated”