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Lucian Freud : the self-portraits.
Lucian Freud : the self-portraits.
Alternate Title(s):
London : Royal Academy of Arts, [2019]
New York : ARTBOOK/D.A.P., [date of distribution not identified]
Physical Description:
150 pages : chiefly color illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Reference Library
NJ18.F914 A12 2019 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 27 October 2019 - 26 January 2020 and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from 1 March - 25 May 2020.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-147) and index.
In 1964 Lucian Freud set his students at the Norwich College of Art an assignment: to paint naked self-portraits and to make them revealing, telling, believable ... really shameless. It was advice that the artist was often to follow himself. Visceral, unflinching and often nude, Freud's self-portraits chart his biography and give us an insight into the development of his style. These paintings provide the viewer with a constant reminder of the artist's overwhelming presence, whether he is confronting the viewer directly or only present as a shadow or in a reflection. Freud's exploration of the self-portrait is unexpected and wide-ranging. In this volume, essays by leading authorities, including those who knew him, explore Freud's life and work, and analyze the importance of self-portraiture in his practice. Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (27.10.2019-26.01.2020) / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA (22.02.-25.05.2020).
Subject Terms:
20.30 history of art: general.
20.30 history of art: general.
Freud, Lucian -- Self-portraits -- Exhibitions.
Freud, Lucian, 1922-2011.
Freud, Lucian.
Painting, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Painting, British -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Painting, British.
Self-portraits, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Self-portraits, British -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Self-portraits, British.
Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs.
Freud, Lucian. Works. Selections.
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain), host institution.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, host institution.