He told Francis Bacon his paintings had not previously reflected feelings through the way he painted, which was why he welcomed this more expansive, bolder, and looser style.
He painted their faces, in family groups, lying in bed with friends, holding their own children, and, most controversially of all, in the case of six daughters and one son, naked.
What was all that bloody well about? His 14 offspring included a novelist, a Biro artist, a fashion designer, a journalist, a drugs adviser, a poet, and a sculptor.
Can we stop having 30 year old actresses play 16-18 year old? Seeing her dance for 5 seconds? Because I can see more: see the forms repeating right through the body and often in the head as well.