LUCIAN FREUD http://www.widewalls.ch/artist/lucian-freud/  #expressionism #surrealism

LUCIAN FREUD http://www.widewalls.ch/artist/lucian-freud/ #expressionism #surrealism

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Photo Gallery: Lucian Freud, The Painter's Etchings: Leigh on a Green Sofa by Lucian Freud

Photo Gallery: Lucian Freud, The Painter's Etchings: Leigh on a Green Sofa by Lucian Freud

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Lucian Freud - Double Portrait - 1985-86  RIP 20.07.2011 with such a vast body of work it's hard to have a favourite. he was a master to rival the greatest.

Lucian Freud - Double Portrait - 1985-86 RIP 20.07.2011 with such a vast body of work it's hard to have a favourite. he was a master to rival the greatest.

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It’s in this period that Freud’s brushstrokes become increasingly forceful, and the volume of paint on the canvas increases, so that it seems to almost shape the contours of skin or hair . In the portrait of the artist Frank Auerbach, his powerful forehead dominates the canvas. The two men had been friends since the mid-1950s, were great admirers of each other’s work and saw each other frequently. It was at the time he made this portrait that Freud began to use Cremnitz white, a dry…

It’s in this period that Freud’s brushstrokes become increasingly forceful, and the volume of paint on the canvas increases, so that it seems to almost shape the contours of skin or hair . In the portrait of the artist Frank Auerbach, his powerful forehead dominates the canvas. The two men had been friends since the mid-1950s, were great admirers of each other’s work and saw each other frequently. It was at the time he made this portrait that Freud began to use Cremnitz white, a dry…

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Interior in Paddington, 1951, oil on canvas, -  Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool  Lucien Freud

Interior in Paddington, 1951, oil on canvas, - Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Lucien Freud

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