Painting - Lucian Freud

Freud has an excellent variety of hand in his work; whether it is tactile and heavy-handed or much smoother, there seems to be a general appreciation for the integrity of the material. I am interested in how he fragments color based on the visual affect and not just for the sake of doing so. By doing this, he his studying how color creates form rather than how it just looks on the surface.
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Lucian Freud - has lots of good portraits such as this one, i like the colours and the way the shirt's painted

Lucian Freud- "I paint people not because of what they are like, not exactly in spite of what they are like, but how they happen to be.

LUCIAN FREUD  #expressionism #surrealism

Self Portrait, by Lucien Freud. I have looked at this to portray an image of Freud without the stretched and distorted effects applied by Bacon, in a series of three paintings.

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…

Lucian Freud Portraits: Painted Life

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Lucian Freud Pregnant Girl, (Lucien Freud's Wife while pregnant with Bella)

Lucian Freud, Benefits Supervisor Resting, 1994.

Christie‘s will offer one of Lucian Freud’s most famous and iconic paintings as the highlight of its Post-War and Contemporary sale on May Benefits Supervisor Resting is regarded as .

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