Lucian Freud: Painting People


Lucian Freud: Painting People features a selection of the artist's finest portraits and figure paintings arranged chronologically, from the early 1940s to his death in 2011. In his introductory essay, MartinGayford looks at Freud's standing as an artist and his place in art history, and offers personal insights into the artist's life and approach to portraiture. World-renowned artist David Hockney gives a revealing account of his own experience of sitting for a portrait by his friend and fellow artist, and an illustrated chronology enables readers to place Freud's works in context. Portraits and paintings of the human form were central to Freud's oeuvre, and with examples drawn from public and private read more

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ISBN:

9781742703770

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

96

Dimensions:

20cm x 17cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 April 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

National Portrait Gallery