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    • Yangy Yang

      He's painting are facinating!"Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X," Francis Bacon, Oil on canvas 1953.

    • Saul Kniivila

      “My painting is not violent, it’s life that is violent. Even within the most beautiful landscape, in the trees, under the leaves, the insects are eating each other; violence is a part of life. We are born with a scream; we come into life with a scream and maybe love is a mosquito net between the fear of living and the fear of death.” - Francis Bacon

    • Keli Anaya

      Now Francis Bacon's terrifying interpretation of Velazquez's Pope Francis Bacon Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X (1953)

    • Jillian Burgess-Bogy

      Nolan used Bacon's art for inspiration for the character of "The Joker" in "The Dark Knight" "Study after Velazquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X" (1953), by Francis Bacon. Oil on canvas; Des Moines Art Center, Iowa. The Diego Velazquez painting dates back to 1650. The scream of the Pope may also be referencing the famous painting by Edvard Munch.

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