Francis B has a vivid orange background in keeping with Francis Bacon's frequent use of that color. The idea for Francis B rose out of my interest in the friendship between Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud. Freud did this stunning little portrait of Francis Bacon, which was stolen from the Tate a number of years ago and has never been found. A cast of my hand holds the image of Bacon over one of his surreal black doorways with an arrow, another reference to Bacon, evoking the unanswered question - where did you go?
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