[London, May 18. Image via Getty]

A visitor to 'Francis Bacon: A Centenary Retrospective', a major retrospective of British artist Francis Bacon, looks at paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art during a press preview in New York on May 18, 2009. The May 20 to August 16 exhibit, celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bacon's birth ad is the first major event dedicated to the artist in New York in two decades. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)