Francis Bacon: Painting the Dark Side of Life

British artist Francis Bacon is one of the best-known figurative painters of the 20th century. Notorious for his raw, unsettling imagery that conveys psychological states and turmoils, Bacon’s paintings capture the dark side of everyday life, through ambivalent and grotesque representations of animals and human figures. His brushstrokes merge multitudes of colors, spreading edges and disrupting the facial…

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