Maria Lassnig & Francis Bacon – Tate Liverpool

Francis Bacon Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion 1944 Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool put on a back-to-back exhibition of two of the 20th century’s most vital painters of bodies. Here we have two unique minds who justified their medium’s relevance through portraying what photographs couldn’t: nightmares, neurosis, and the unspeakable.