Francis Bacon in his studio Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, graphic and emotionally raw imagery. His painterly but abstracted figures typically appear isolated in glass or steel geometrical cages set against flat, nondescript backgrounds. Bacon began painting during his early 20s and worked only sporadically until his mid-30s. Unsure of his ability as a painter, he drifted and earned his living as an interior decorator and designer of furniture and rugs. He often said in interviews that he saw images "in series", and his artistic output typically focused on a single subject or format for sustained periods. During his lifetime, Bacon was equally reviled and acclaimed. Bacon's birthplace at 63 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin He had an older brother, Harley, five years his senior, two younger sisters, Ianthe and Winifred, and a younger brother, Edward. On 1 June 1940 Bacon's father died.
ArtThe Creative JourneyCalifornia landscape eucalyptus painting with poppies Scent of Springtime April 8th, 2014 The Scent of Springtime 8 x 10 oil painting California Central Coast I love the contrast of dark green eucalyptus trees and bright wildflowers. Interested in this painting? Pt. March 26th, 2014 “Pt. The lighthouse at Pt. There are a multitude of tide pools near by – great for exploring. Interested in this painting? See more of my seascapes here Eaton Canyon Stream – California landscape painting March 21st, 2014 “Eaton Canyon Stream” 9 x 12 oil painting In the years when we have heavy rain, the stream coming out of Eaton Canyon is full and fast-flowing. This view of the stream is looking south, from the east side of the canyon. See more Pasadena area paintings here Canyon harmony – California Eaton Canyon landscape impressionist oil painting March 19th, 2014 Canyon Harmony 9 x 12 original oil painting on canvas Available Colorado Street Bridge Pasadena oil painting Changing Seasons 6 x 8 March 13th, 2014
Digital Artist and Animator | Roy NottageSatsumabug's art blogArts: Green LivingRecycle plastic for environment, Richmond Arts Center shows the way For long plastic bags and bottles have been our great friends in daily life, mindless of all the hazardous effect that plastic has on environment. But, the thought of a life without plastic seems to be grueling, as there is no other cheaper way to get out of the mire. Also, discarding plastic waste in open is extra perilous for the environment. The kids at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond have shown us the way to a cleaner environment. In today’s world, the job that we are best at handling is spoiling the sacred, serene environment. Source: Bottlebug Enjoyed this post? Categories: Uncategorized Tags: