Lucian Freud

Edvard Munch, Pikene på broen (Girls on the Bridge), 1902, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 40 3/8 in. (101 x 102.5 cm). Estimate
Auerbach's subjects may be long dead, but the painting lives on. "Fury" is a good word to describe a painting style, which attests to the agony that accompanies the birth of all artworks and the creative act itself.
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Aside from displaying the young, impressionable side of a beloved art giant, Freud's letters exhibit a refreshingly fluid
Geordie Greig's "Breakfast with Lucian" -- a fascinating telling of the creative endeavors of a somewhat dislikable and intoxicatingly moving man.
In an era dominated by facile, superficial, precocious conceptual artists, Bacon and Freud were not young geniuses, but wise old masters, whose work gained in depth and power as they grew older, as they spent hundreds of hours making and reworking each canvas.
8. He has been described as both "one of the most important painters of the twentieth century" and “a drunken, faded sodomite
The public was fascinated by Lucian’s portraits of his sons and daughters, some of which were naked portraits. Journalists
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In 2003, the critic Martin Gayford began sitting for a portrait by Lucian Freud. In 2010, Gayford published his journal of the sittings as a book. Among his reflections, we get glimpses of Freud's attitudes and methods that create a portrait of a great experimental artist at work.
There is little shame in viewing an unfamiliar work of art and saying, "I have no idea who painted that," rather than make an uneducated guess.
Nothing. But I love stories of people stealing art just because they love it so much and have to have it. I respect that
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Saville was born in Cambridge in 1970. She recounted to The Guardian's Rachel Cooke being hypnotized, at 6 years old, by
With paintings that are the anti-photoshop, Freud captured the true, frustrating, stimulating and often repulsive experience
Since his death, McAdam Freud has used her work to explore the relationship with her father, with many of the pieces melding
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