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Francis Bacon ‘Study for Head of Lucian Freud’, 1967 © Estate of Francis Bacon. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014

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How often 'Expectation" can make us feel let down. More Inspiring Quotes below...

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I couldn't disagree more. Each artist has his or her own purposes. For many, the goal is to bring greater understanding, not less.

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Francis Bacon was no easier on himself as a subject, as he was with others. He depicted himself just as he did with his sitters. In this self portrait the artist be suffering from a hangover. He could also be referring to time and death. Is the artist simply suffering from a headache or is his hidden wrist bleeding into the sink?

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Francis Bacon - represents my physcological barrier through the colours he uses and the contrast between dark and light

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