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Triptych May-June 1973 - Francis Bacon

By Mary Bedell

Which artwork will be the first to sell for one billion dollars? This week we will discuss an artist's whose world came crashing down around him and the artwork that rose from the ashes. That is, we're talking about Francis Bacon and his Triptych May-June 1973. We'll also ask why some collectors like artworks that are difficult to look at, but above all we'll ask if Triptych May-June 1973 will be the first painting to sell for one billion dollars.The Billion Dollar Painting is a podcast about art, economics, and history.Website and show notes: billiondollarpodcast.comTwitter: @billionpaintingInstagram: @thebilliondollarpaintingContact: thebilliondollarpainting [@] gmail . com

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