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"Picasso was the first person to produce figurative paintings which overturned the rules of appearance; he suggested appearance without using the usual codes, without respecting the representational truth of form, but using a breath of irrationality instead, to make representation stronger and more direct; so that form could pass directly from the eye to the stomach without going through the brain."
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Francis Bacon life
Biography of the famous Irish born British artist Francis Bacon
born Francis Bacon - Dublin, Ireland - 28th of October, 1928 / Died - 28th of April, 1992
Popular Francis Bacon paintings include "Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion", "Portrait of Pope Innocent X", "Painting", "Two Figures", and "Self Portrait".
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"Francis Bacon Biography"

Summary of the life of Francis Bacon

1928 - 1992, born Ireland

Famous Francis Bacon Paintings
Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion
Portrait of Pope Innocent X
Two Figures
Self Portrait

Movements & Styles
Francis Bacon's paintings are often violent works, with the subject often distorted or in the process of moving. The subjects were committing violence, having sex, taking drugs, or suffering the effects of a life of excess. Francis Bacon did not belong to any art movement, but developed his own style. Because of the time he lived and worked in, Bacon would be considered a modern artist.

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