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to deepen the mystery...





Head I (1949)


Francis Bacon


Oil and tempera on board







The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
                                                 - Bacon

4 comments:

M. C. Allan said...

Another great thought. Not to solve or to explain, but to deepen.

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Thanks for the look.

esk said...

This picture really messed with my eyes for some reason, but I couldn't take my eyes away!

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Bacon will do that to you. Thanks for the visit, Erika.