Search Results for "Lucian Freud"

1 December 2022

Lucian Freud And His Circle Surveyed In Two London Exhibitions

A noted John Deakin photograph of Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud in Soho in 1963

26 July 2021

Lucian Freud: Real Lives In Focus Tate Liverpool – Alice Lenkiewicz  

Lucian Freud - Real Lives is the first exhibition of his work in the North West for thirty years. Widely regarded as a master...

29 June 2021


Lucian Freud Portrait Of  David Hockney Sells For £14.9m $20.7m At Sotheby’s

A portrait by the English figurative painter Lucian Freud depicting his friend David Hockney has sold for £14.9 million ($20.7 million) with buyer’s premium at London's...

28 October 2019

Lucian Freud / Antony Gormley Two RA Autumn Shows – Edward Lucie-Smith

Lucian Freud / Antony Gormley, two shows at the RA, both by contemporary British artists. Apparently very different from one another

3 July 2018

Lucian Freud Landscape Discovered Under Suffolk Sign Painter’s Canvas

A landscape painting depicting trees and a bridge over a stream attributed to the British artist Lucian Freud has been uncovered after conservators painstakingly...

27 June 2018

New Record For Lucian Freud Painting At Sotheby’s London

A painting by the British Artist Lucian Freud from his 'last great nudes' series, Portrait on a White Cover has sold at Sotheby’s London...

17 January 2018

Philip Pearlstein: The American Lucian Freud’s Triumphant London Exhibition – Edward Lucie-Smith

Philip Pearlstein is one of the truly major figures in the history of 20th (and now 21st) century American art. He is now 93...

13 November 2017

Rare Portrait of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon Exhibited At Tate

An important portrait by Francis Bacon of his friend/rival Lucian Freud is to be shown in Tate Britain’s landmark exhibition

18 July 2016


Lost Lucian Freud Portrait Valued at £300,000 Authenticated By BBC

A painting  by the 20th century master Lucian Freud valued at £300,000 has been authenticated by the BBC. The painting was the subject of...

15 June 2016


Unseen Lucian Freud Self Portrait and Drawings Go On Display At National Portrait Gallery

A selection of drawings from the unseen sketchbooks of Lucian Freud, together with a newly-discovered self-portrait by the artist, have gone on display for...

23 April 2016


Lucian Freud Self Portrait Given To The Nation Via Tax Lieu scheme

 ‘The way you paint yourself you’ve got to try and paint yourself as another person. Looking in the mirror is a strain in a...

11 February 2016


Lucian Freud Leads Sotheby’s London Contemporary Art Evening Auction February 2016

Sotheby’s has reported buoyant sales at their latest Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London. Highlights included, Lucian Freud’s Pregnant Girl sold for £16,053,000 / $23,214,243, far exceeding the pre-sale...

19 January 2016


Lucian Freud’s Defining Portrait Of A Pregnant Girl Auctioned

Sotheby’s London will be offering a painting that not only marks a pivotal moment in the career of Lucian Freud, but that also shines a spotlight...

16 January 2016


Lucian Freud Daughter Portraits Reunited In Christie’s Contemporary Sale

Two Portraits by the English artist Lucian Freud’s depicting his daughters will be united in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Thursday...

16 November 2015


Important Lucian Freud Archive Acquired By NPG Under Tax Lieu Scheme

A collection of Lucian Freud’s sketchbooks, drawings and letters have been acquired by the nation from the estate of Lucian Freud through the Acceptance...

8 July 2015


Lucian Freud’s Picasso Drawing To Go To Walker Art Gallery

An unusual, early drawing by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, has been acquired The Walker Art Gallery. It will go...

10 June 2015


Lucian Freud And Poet Stephen Spender Outed In Erotic Letters

Ten previously unpublished letters written by the teenage artist Lucian Freud to his friend, the iconic poet and critic Stephen Spender (1909–1995), have been put up for...

4 June 2015


Lucian Freud Paintings Of First Wife Caroline Blackwood Explored In Exhibition

An exhibition dedicated to Lucian Freud’s portraits of his first wife Caroline Blackwood, the eldest child of the 4th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava and the...

31 May 2015


Lucian Freud Painting Gifted To Duchess ‘Debo’ For Sotheby’s Auction

The work Four Eggs on a Plate, 2002, was given to the late Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, affectionately known as “Debo”, as a gift...

14 May 2015


Lucian Freud: The Artist Examined In New Play

Lucian Freud, the German-born British painter was known for creating works of psychological penetration, and for the often discomforting examination of the relationship between...

11 April 2015


Second Lucian Freud Benefits Supervisor Resting Painting For Sale At Christie’s

Lucian Freud’s most famous and iconic subject will be offered as the highlight of Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary sale on May 13. Benefits Supervisor Resting is regarded...

3 March 2015


Two Frank Auerbach Works From The Estate Of Lucian Freud For Courtauld Gallery Collection

The Courtauld Gallery has announced the most significant addition to its modern collections in over a decade – two masterpieces by Frank Auerbach; ‘Rebuilding...

28 August 2014

Frank Auerbach – Lucian Freud’s Collection At Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents a very significant private collection of paintings by the octogenarian artist frank Auerbach, taken from the personal collection of his dearly...

26 August 2014


Frank Auerbach Paintings And Drawings from Lucian Freud Estate Exhibited

From today, Tate Britain will be exhibiting one of the most significant private collection of paintings and drawings by one of Britain’s greatest living...

1 August 2014


Lucian Freud: Court Rules Against Son’s Request To Reveal Secret Beneficiaries List

A court has ruled that Lucian Freud’s will is to remain secret despite a challenge by his son Paul McAdam Freud. McAdam Freud one...

26 July 2014


Lucian Freud Bequeaths £16.2m Frank Auerbach Collection To The Nation

A collection of paintings and drawings by Frank Auerbach belonging to the artist Lucian Freud is looking for a permanent home in public museums...

5 June 2014


Francis Bacon Lucian Freud Study From Roald Dahl Collection To Be Auctioned

Francis Bacon’s single head study of  the artist Lucian Freud painted in1961 from the private collection of the celebrated writer Roald Dahl and the...

12 February 2014


Lucian Freud Love Letters Go Under The Hammer At Sotheby’s

An unusual group of 11 previously unpublished letters – written by a young Lucian Freud to his first girlfriend, Felicity Hellaby has sold at...