Francis Bacon: 1909-1992

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Born on October 28th, 1909, in Dublin, Ireland, Francis Bacon was one of the most innovative, powerful and disturbing artists of the period following World War II. At a time when art was dominated by abstract styles, he painted the human figure and was one of the first artists to depict overtly homosexual themes.

Francis Bacon, Francis Bacon: 1909-1992, 2012. Retrieved from: http://http://www.dailyartfixx.com/2012/10/28/francis-bacon-1909-1992/

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