Lucian Freud: Portraits


This new, authoritative survey of Freud's portraits and figure paintings explores his work across seven decades, from the early 40s to his death in 2011. The book features over 130 paintings, drawings and etchings selected in close collaboration with the artist. Drawing together the finest portraits from public and private collections around the world, the book explores Freud's stylistic development and technical virtuosity. A series of previously unpublished interviews conducted by Michael Auping between May 2009 and January 2011 reveal the artist's thoughts on the complex relationship between artist and sitter, the particular challenges of painting nudes and self-portraits, and his views on other painters he read more

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ISBN:

9781742703763

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

30cm x 23cm

RRP:

$75.00

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 April 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

National Portrait Gallery