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