Francis Bacon (artist) Quote

For a painter, moments of sexual fantasy can lead to paintings that are often very banal, and when the arousal fades, you realize that it hasn't done anything. It's like drugs. When you are on a high, the result of your work is rarely something of quality: too many things are exterior. And too many exterior things have disrupted your nervous system, and the result is often disappointing.


Francis Bacon: the last interview

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For a painter, moments of sexual fantasy can lead to paintings that are often very banal, and when the arousal fades, you realize that it hasn't done ...

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For a painter, moments of sexual fantasy can lead to paintings that are often very banal, and when the arousal fades, you realize that it hasn't done ...

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For a painter, moments of sexual fantasy can lead to paintings that are often very banal, and when the arousal fades, you realize that it hasn't done ...

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For a painter, moments of sexual fantasy can lead to paintings that are often very banal, and when the arousal fades, you realize that it hasn't done ...