Sunday, May 31, 2009

I don't like Francis Bacon

I went to see the Francis Bacon Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum. I didn't like anything about it.
Francis Bacon (British, 1909–1992)
Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne Standing in a Street in Soho, 1967
Oil on canvas; 77 15/16 x 58 1/16 in. (198 x 147.5 cm)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie
© 2009 The Estate of Francis Bacon / ARS, New York / DACS, London
Francis Bacon (British, 1909–1992)
Study of a Baboon, 1953
Oil on canvas; 78 1/8 x 54 1/8 in. (198.4 x 137.5 cm)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. James Thrall Soby Bequest, 1979
Francis Bacon (British, 1909–1992)
Jet of Water, 1988
Oil on canvas; 77 15/16 x 58 1/16 in. (198 x 147.5 cm)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill
© 2009 The Estate of Francis Bacon / ARS, New York / DACS, London

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