Francis Bacon


“If you can talk about it, why paint it?”
– Francis Bacon

“I kinda like this one!” 
– Joker


“I would like my pictures to look as if a human being had passed between them, like a snail, leaving a trail of the human presence and memory trace of past events, as the snail leaves its slime.”


“If you see someone lying in the sun on the pavement in a great pool of blood, the sight of it, blood on asphalt, is very invigorating and galvanizing. Whenever I’ve seen car accidents -all those corpses lying by the road- the first impression was one of shocking beauty, something extreme, well before it occurred to me to do something about it.” 

“Flesh and meat are life! If I paint red meat as I paint bodies it is just because I find it very beautiful.”

– Francis Bacon