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Sotheby’s To Present Part of Chelsea collection in its Modern & Post-War British Art Sales

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Sep
2012
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Sotheby’s London will present Property from a Chelsea Collection as part of its Modern and Post-War British Art sale on 13th & 14th November 2012. This important group of 56 works, by artists including Frank Auerbach, Lucian Freud, John Craxton … Continue reading  

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents Exhibition of Lucian Freud Portraits

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Jul
2012
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One of the most ambitious exhibitions of the paintings and drawings by Lucian Freud ever organized opened at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. With over 100 paintings and works on paper loaned from museums and private collections throughout … Continue reading  

Sotheby’s London to Stage a Summer Exhibition of Iconic Lucian Freud Photographs

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Jul
2012
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Following the conclusion of Sotheby’s Summer Season of Contemporary Art Sales, the auction house will be exhibiting together, for the first time, two unique groups of photographs of Lucian Freud by Cecil Beaton and David Dawson. Spanning different periods of … Continue reading  

Over 2 Million Annual Visitors at London’s National Gallery, Highest Ever

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Mar
2012
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The National Portrait Gallery today welcomed its two millionth visitors – a milestone which sets up the highest annual figures in the Gallery’s history when they are published at the end of the month. The group of visitors through the … Continue reading  

The Queen: Art and Image

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Mar
2012
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Throughout history, monarchs have always been painted by the leading portraitist of their day. King Henry VIII commissioned Hans Holbein to capture his image, Charles V employed the great Titian, and Charles I was painted by Anthony Van Dyck. Though … Continue reading  

Most Ambitious Exhibition of Lucian Freud Opens at the National Portrait Gallery

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Feb
2012
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There is a vast amount of flesh — clear and smooth or wrinkled and mottled — on display in the latest show at Britain’s National Portrait Gallery, a retrospective of the work of Lucian Freud. Freud was the most renowned … Continue reading  

Sotheby’s to Sell Private Collection of Drawings by Lucian Freud

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Jan
2012
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In the wake of the strong prices achieved for works on paper by Lucian Freud in 2011, including the auction record which was established by Sotheby’s London in June 2011**, Sotheby’s announced that it will offer for sale an outstanding … Continue reading  

Exhibition of Ten of Britain’s Most Important Post-War Painters

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Dec
2011
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Haunch of Venison London presents an exhibition of ten of Britain’s most important post-war painters, revealing the story behind their art. ‘The Mystery of Appearance’ is a fresh appraisal of ten artists – Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Patrick … Continue reading  

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale To Be Headlined By Work Of Lucian Freud

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Sep
2011
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Sotheby’s London announced that its Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Thursday, October 13, 2011, will be headlined by Boy’s Head of 1952 by Lucian Freud (1922-2011) depicting Charlie Lumley, one of Freud’s most immediately recognizable subjects from this seminal early … Continue reading  

Portraiture Artist Lucian Freud Dies at 88

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Jul
2011
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“Lucian Freud, whose stark and revealing paintings of friends and intimates, splayed nude in his studio, recast the art of portraiture and offered a new approach to figurative art, died on Wednesday night at his home in London. He was … Continue reading