Francis Bacon's Profile
Who is Francis Bacon?
Well friends, Toledo School for the Arts' flying pig mascot is nicknamed "Francis Bacon" but the truth is- Francis is actually a very famous painter. He was born in Dublin, passed in Madrid, and in between viewed a Picasso exhibit in Paris which spurned his decision to paint. His work is now held in the Prado, the Tate and the National Galleries of Scotland. Regarded as one of the few great representatives of the figure painting tradition, Francis once said, "I believe in deeply ordered chaos." If you ever have the chance to visit Toledo School for the Arts, that is precisely what you will find.
Our creative roots might have us looking chaotic at times, but there is a method to our madness, and it's called art integration. Art integration is the fusion of the visual and performing arts into each and…
- Born on July 1
- Joined October 25, 2010