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lucian freud portraits sarah howgate michael auping - portraits were central to the work of lucian freud 1922 2011 working only from life the artist claimed i could never put anything into a picture that wasn t actually there in front of me, lucian freud british artist britannica com - lucian freud lucian freud british artist known for his work in portraiture and the nude sometimes called a realist he painted in a highly individual style which in his later years was characterized by impasto the son of the architect ernst freud and a grandson of sigmund freud he immigrated with his, three studies of lucian freud wikipedia - three studies of lucian freud is a 1969 oil on canvas triptych by the irish born british painter francis bacon depicting artist lucian freud it was sold in november 2013 for us 142 4 million which at the time was the highest price attained at auction for a work of art when not factoring in inflation that record was surpassed in may 2015 by version o of picasso s les femmes d alger series, lucian freud william feaver 9780847829521 amazon com books - lucian freud william feaver on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers this volume with more than 400 reproductions will be the most comprehensive publication to date on lucian freud, lucian freud wikip dia - lucian freud n le 8 d cembre 1922 berlin et mort le 20 juillet 2011 londres 1 est un peintre et graveur figuratif britannique d origine allemande il est consid r comme un des peintres figuratifs les plus importants du 20 me et du 21 me si cle l ingres de l existentialisme selon la formule de l historien de l art herbert read, girl with a kitten lucian freud 1947 tate - in 1947 lucian freud fell in love with kitty garman daughter of kathleen garman and jacob epstein and the subject of eight portraits by freud that chart their short marriage, leigh bowery lucian freud 1991 tate tate org uk - artwork page for leigh bowery lucian freud 1991 this is a small portrait of the maverick gay performer and nightclub personality leigh bowery who died in 1994 the extraordinary costumes he created for himself played on fashion fetishism and carnival aesthetics which transformed his sixteen stones of flesh into an androgynous spectacle freud met him in 1988 and for four years, queen elizabeth ii portrait by lucien freud - non commissioned portrait of queen elizabeth ii by lucien freud 2001 size 9in by 6in some consider lucien freud to be england s most brilliant contemporary portrait painter, bbc culture lucian freud and sue tilley the story of - lucian freud s paintings of benefits supervisor sue tilley set records at auction houses she tells cameron laux what it was like to sit for one of britain s greatest artists, benefits supervisor sleeping wikipedia - benefits supervisor sleeping is a 1995 oil on canvas painting by lucian freud depicting an obese naked woman lying on a couch it is a portrait of sue tilley a job centre supervisor then weighing about 127 kilograms 280 lb tilley is the author of a biography of the australian performer leigh bowery titled leigh bowery the life and times of an icon, lucian freud s fragile beauty the life of lady caroline - lucian freud s fragile beauty the life of lady caroline blackwood of all lucian freud s many muses she was the most enigmatic and anguished, best books of 2014 npr - npr s book concierge our guide to 2014 s great reads by nicole cohen david eads rose friedman becky lettenberger petra mayer beth novey and christina rees published december 3 2014, the art story blog modern art blog - but which liaison brought the most to his art the popularity of his portraits of marie th r se would suggest that it was this unlikely match that brought out the best in him especially as evidenced in the latest auction price paid for her painting, francis bacon maler wikipedia - so verwundert es kaum dass in den knapp 130 bildern die das werkverzeichnis von bacons anf ngen bis zu study for the nurse from the battleship potemkin von 1957 verzeichnet etwa ein viertel der gestalten mit ge ffnetem mund dargestellt sind das allein zeigt welche bedeutung bacon dem schrei beigemessen hat eine vermehrte und intensive auseinandersetzung mit diesem thema zeigt 1944 sein, george w bush discusses his new book of oil portraits - since leaving the white house george w bush has written a memoir of his years in office and a book about his father his third postpresidential book out this month is a departure from anything, tableaux de francis bacon eternels eclairs fr - loge francis bacon peintre de la violence de la cruaut et de la trag die d o ses dires l odeur du sang humain ne me quitte pas des yeux l uvre de francis bacon se d ploie travers ses tableaux et grands triptyques en mettant en sc ne sa vie ses amis ses sources d inspirations