Francis Bacon
British, 1909-1992
66,656 followers
Francis Bacon
British, 1909-1992
66,656 followers
High auction record
$142m, Christie's, 2013
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
WOW! The Heidi Horten Collection,
Leopold Museum
Francis Bacon: Prints,
Marlborough Gallery
2017
Bacon, Freud, and the London painters,
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

Francis Bacon was a dominant figure of postwar art, and his canvases remain unmistakable for their …

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Francis Bacon was a dominant figure of postwar art, and his canvases remain unmistakable for their contorted emotion and visceral physicality. “I would like my pictures to look as if a human being had passed between them, like a snail leaving its trail of the human presence... as a snail leaves its slime,” he once …

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