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. 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...

For more on the life of Francis Bacon, the English Renaissance thinker whose ideas about empiricism drove the scientific revolution, visit Biography.com.

For more on the life of Francis Bacon, the English Renaissance thinker whose ideas about empiricism drove the scientific revolution, visit Biography.com.

Francis Bacon Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com -- Philosopher, Statesman, and also... Bacon!

Francis Bacon Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com -- Philosopher, Statesman, and also... Bacon!

Francis Bacon, Irish Expressionist Artist, Surrealist Painter: Biography

Francis Bacon, Irish Expressionist Artist, Surrealist Painter: Biography

Biography.com Editors. "Francis Bacon - Scientist, Lawyer." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2015.                                       Francis Bacon Society. "Influence and Reputation." Francis Bacon Society. Francis Bacon Society, n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2015.                                        Klein, Jürgen. "Francis Bacon." Stanford University. Stanford University, 29 Dec. 2003. Web. 19 Nov. 2015.

Biography.com Editors. "Francis Bacon - Scientist, Lawyer." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2015. Francis Bacon Society. "Influence and Reputation." Francis Bacon Society. Francis Bacon Society, n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2015. Klein, Jürgen. "Francis Bacon." Stanford University. Stanford University, 29 Dec. 2003. Web. 19 Nov. 2015.

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, graphic and emotionally raw imagery. Bacon's painterly but abstracted figures typically appear isolated in glass or steel geometrical cages set against flat, nondescript backgrounds.

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, graphic and emotionally raw imagery. Bacon's painterly but abstracted figures typically appear isolated in glass or steel geometrical cages set against flat, nondescript backgrounds.

Francis Bacon Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works | The Art Story

Francis Bacon Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works | The Art Story

Directed by John Maybury.  With Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Anne Lambton. Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

Directed by John Maybury. With Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Anne Lambton. Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.

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