Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud : Paintings

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It is both startling and disconcerting, producing some of the most powerful and moving visual images to have appeared in the last thirty years. Freud--once dubbed "the Ingres of existentialism"--has almost single-handedly redefined the figurative painting of our time. No other living artist possesses his ability to paint the texture and thinness of skin over flesh, and his distinctive portraits have a haunting quality that makes them impossible to forget. This volume, with over one hundred superb reproductions of his greatest paintings, pays tribute to one of the most original and accomplished artists of the twentieth century.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 248 x 275 x 14.73mm | 752.96g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 7 Illustrations, black and white; 105 Illustrations, color
  • 0500275351
  • 9780500275351
  • 218,216

Table of contents

On Lucian Freud; the plates; biography; selected exhibitions and selected group exhibitions; selected catalogue essays and monographs; selected articles.
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About Robert Hughes

Lucian Freud, der Enkel von Sigmund Freud, wurde 1922 in Berlin geboren und emigrierte 1933 mit seiner Familie nach England. Seit seiner ersten Einzelausstellung 1944 ist seine Bedeutung bis heute kontinuierlich gewachsen. Inzwischen gehört er zu den wichtigsten Künstlern der Moderne.

Robert Hughes ist 1938 in Sydney, Australien, geboren und dort aufgewachsen. Er lebt und arbeitet seit 1970 in den USA als Kunstkritiker für Time Magazine . Er hat zahllose Artikel und 13 Bücher veröffentlicht und diverse Preise und Auszeichnungen erhalten, u.a. den Academy Award in Literature.
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