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Lucian Freud

4.55  ·  Rating Details  ·  82 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
This volume, with more than 400 reproductions, will be the most comprehensive publication to date on Lucian Freud, covering a span of seventy years and including many works not previously reproduced. The result is a corpus of great works that reveal him to be the premier heir today of Rembrandt, Courbet, and Cézanne. The book includes not only Freud’s paintings but also hi ...more
Hardcover, 488 pages
Published November 6th 2007 by Rizzoli (first published 2002)
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Oct 24, 2015 Dan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Sigmund Freud described the cause of human neurosis and insanity brilliantly, and his grandson portrayed it even more brilliantly. Lucian Freud was a magnificent artist.
It is a trite enough sentiment that I'm sure its been said before, but between Sigmund and Lucian, the grandson is the more acutely aware psychological observer of the two. Sigmund Freud listened to his patients, prodded with intimate questions in search of more intimate answers, then reduced his findings to the data which would sustain his revolutionary theories on the workings of the human mind. Lucian watched his subjects, his models, many of whom he knew, and painted them. Not since the Neue ...more
Jul 21, 2011 Grady rated it it was amazing
Lucian Freud: Ave Atque Vale

From the news release: 'Lucian Freud, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest, most influential and yet most controversial British painters of his era, has died at his London home. News of his death, at the age of 88, was released by his New York art dealer, William Acquavella. The realist painter, who was a grandson of the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, had watched his works soar in value over recent years and, in 2008, his portrayal of a large, naked woman on a cou
Jan 21, 2008 Jonathan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: art
I was and still am very influenced by Lucian Freud, less so now than when I first picked this book up. Great images and very informative on the life of the artist.
Michael Endo
Mar 14, 2008 Michael Endo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: studio-shelf
The essay by Feaver isn't the most in depth look into Freud's oeuvre (I've never actually used that word before), but the reproductions are beautiful.
James Schneider
Dec 03, 2013 James Schneider rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautifully curated and annotated, well printed. The medium drains the texture but the lines are astonishing.
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Apr 04, 2013 Alberto Arredondo estrada rated it it was amazing
Maravillosa edicion del trabajo de Lucian Freud.
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