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Dadamaino: Give Time to SpaceA arte Invernizzi, Milan Until 5th February 2020 Lauded for her consistency and idiosyncrasy of style, Italian artist Dadamaino is being celebrated by a solo exhibition of her work at Milan’s A arte Invernizzi gallery. The exhibition itself is a white maze of eclectic pieces from the late 50s to 70s with a focus on Dadamaino’s exploration of the relationship between…

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It’s a new decade and art galleries, museums and other venues are looking for fresh ways to approach their collections. From the fashion of dance music through history (including an exhibition inspired by the cabarets of Germany), to the must-see Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits at the RA in London, the shows this year are incredibly varied. Don’t forget: The London Art Fair also opens…

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One of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century, Lucian Freud, would have been 100 years old on the 8th December 2022. It will also be 10 years since his death on the 20th July 2021. In anticipation of these big anniversaries, and as the representatives of Lucian Freud’s estate, we would like to share with you a wealth of Lucian Freud related material from the archive, including…

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Lucian Freud Competition

Posted by Published on October 11, 2018

We are excited to announce the publication of Phaidon Press’s latest release in its series of high-end art literature, a monograph on the work of the great British painter and Bridgeman Copyright artist Lucian Freud. Lucian Freud Competition – Win a signed copy of the book! With more than 480 illustrations, this is the most comprehensive publication to date on one of the greatest painters of the…

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Nude artworks have been a popular subject throughout art history, yet most remained in their era’s realms of normalcy. Here are some of the painters that ventured to push the boundaries of what was considered appropriate or aesthetically pleasing for display, confronting themes of sexuality, idealistic body portrayals and femininity. Lucian Freud: Flesh and more flesh The grandson of Sigmund Freud, Lucian Freud painted truly intimate, revealing portraits that…

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Lucian Freud’s moving paintings of his second wife are currently on show at Ordovas, London (until 1st August 2015). ‘Girl – Lucian Freud’ presents one of Freud’s most famous portraits in a completely new light: by displaying the woman in the painting alongside her actual image through archival photography.   The subject of this small but beautifully curated survey is Lady Caroline Blackwood, best known as…

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Inside Lucian Freud’s Studio

Posted by Published on July 1, 2016

Lucian Freud (1922 – 2011) is one of the most well-known and influential painters of the 20th century, yet in spite of his fame, he remained an intensely private figure. David Dawson, also an artist, met Freud in 1990 and worked as his assistant for the next 20 years, photographing the artist in every aspect of his life. He also directed a documentary film featuring rare footage of Lucian Freud…

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