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Francis Bacon’s Distortions — Via Scientific American

…”The works of 20th-century British painter Francis Bacon are notorious for their power to unsettle viewers. The artist, once described by Margaret Thatcher as “that man who paints those dreadful pictures,” was up-front about his intent to provide a “visual shock” to audiences. Neuroscientists Semir Zeki and Tomohiro Ishizu, both at University College London, have…