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Freud, Lucian

Works: 397 works in 1,086 publications in 10 languages and 19,532 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Portraits  Interviews  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogues raisonnés  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Curator, Interviewee, Editor, Engraver, Contributor, Other, Creator, Dedicatee, Honoree
Classifications: ND497.F75, 759.2
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Lucian Freud paintings by Robert Hughes( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the paintings of twentieth-century artist Lucian Freud, with illustrations
Lucian Freud by William Feaver( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richly illustrated with photographs from the artist's personal archives, this book contains a detailed analysis of Lucian Freud's work. A full chronology and bibliography are also included
Lucian Freud portraits by Sarah Howgate( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits were central to the work of Lucian Freud (1922-2011). Working only from life, the artists claimed, "I could never put anything into a picture that wasn't actually there in front of me." This major retrospective catalogue surveys Freud's portraits across the seven decades of his career. Featuring the finest portraits from public and private collections around the world, the book explores the stylistic development and remarkable technical virtuosity of an artist regarded as one of the most innovative figurative painters the medium has known. Freud's chosen subjects were often his intimates--family members, friends, and artistic colleagues such as Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Leigh Bowery, and David Hockney. Freud was a private man who rarely gave interviews, and his thoughts on the complex relationship between artist and sitter and the challenges of painting nudes and self-portraits are published here for the first time, documented in a series of interviews with Michael Auping, conducted between May 2009 and January 2011. An illustrated chronology of the artist's life provides fascinating insights into Freud's background as a grandson of Sigmund Freud, and his unorthodox artistic education
Lucian Freud : the painter's etchings by Starr Figura( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the foremost artists working today, Lucian Freud had redefined portraiture and the nude through his frank scrutiny of the human form. Although he is best known as a painter, etching is integral to Freud's practice. This volume accompanies a major Museum of Modern Art exhibition presenting the full scope of Freud's etchings, along with a critical selection of related paintings and drawings. Organized by Starr Figura, Lucian Freud: The Painter's Etchings includes seventy etchings - from the artist's rare early experiments of the 1940s to the increasingly complex compositions he has created since rediscovering the medium in the early 1980s - juxtaposed with some twenty-two paintings and seven drawings. Figura's essay in this catalogue examines the dramatic dialogue among mediums in Freud's practice, and explores the crucial cross-pollinating relationship between his etchings and his works on canvas. Pared down to essentials of line, often depicting figures cropped or isolated against empty backgrounds, Freud's prints achieve a startling degree of psychological tension and formal abstraction. Etching is here revealed as a medium uniquely suited to Freud's distinct artistic goals."--Jacket
Degas and the nude by George T. M Shackelford( Book )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Degas and the Nude" is the first book in a generation to explore the artist's treatment of the nude from his early years in the 1850s and 1860s, through his triumphs in the 1880s and 1890s, all the way to his last decades when the theme dominated his artistic production in all media. With essays by leading American and French critics, it provides a new interpretation of Degas' evolving conception of the nude, situating it in the subject's broader context among his peers in nineteenth-century France. It explores how Degas exploited all of the body's expressive possibilities, how his vision of the nude informed his notion of modernity, and how he abandoned the classical or historical form in favor of a figure seen in her own time and setting--whether engaged in overtly carnal acts or just stepping out of an ordinary bath.--
Lucian Freud : recent work by Catherine Lampert( Book )

14 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucian Freud by Lucian Freud( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die von dieser Publikation begleitete Ausstellung in Wien ist in den Monaten vor seinem Tod im Juli 2011 in enger Zusammenarbeit mit dem Künstler konzipiert worden und somit die letzte, die Lucian Freud zu Lebzeiten selbst zusammengestellt hat. Werke aus seiner gesamten, siebzig Jahre währenden Schaffensperiode werden gezeigt, und erstmals sind jene Bilder hier vereint, die er selbst für seine wichtigsten Arbeiten hielt. Unter ihnen befinden sich einige seiner berühmtesten Gemälde: Selbstporträts, Bildnisse von Freuds Familienmitgliedern oder anderen Künstlern wie Francis Bacon, aber auch Landschaften und Stillleben. Zugleich erkennt man Freuds großes Interesse an den Werken der Alten Meister und der altägyptischen Kunst. Eine Hommage an einen großen Künstler - von ihm selbst als kostbares Vermächtnis autorisiert. Exhibition: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria (8.10.2013-6.1.2014)
Lucian Freud : painting people by Sebastian Smee( Book )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British artist Lucian Freud is widely considered the most important figurative painter working today. Master portraitist and specialist in nudes, Freud uses impasto to create depth and intensity while restraining his colour palate to mostly muted hues
Lucian Freud : the studio by Lucian Freud( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus van de tentoonstelling over het werk van de Britse schilder (1922- )
Constable : le choix de Lucian Freud : Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 7 octobre 2002-13 janvier 2003 by John Constable( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass tower by Nicholas Moore( Book )

10 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucian Freud paintings : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, September 15 - November 29, 1987( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The etchings of Lucian Freud : a catalogue raisonné 1946-1995 by Craig Hartley( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue raisonné
Lucian Freud : beholding the animal by Sebastian Smee( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From London : Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, Kitaj by British Council( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omhandler kunstnerne Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Lucian Freud (f. 1922), Leon Kossoff (f. 1926), Michael Andrews (1928-1995), Frank Auerbach (f. 1931) og R.B. Kitaj (f. 1932)
Lucian Freud, 1996-2005 by Lucian Freud( Book )

15 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well into his ninth decade, the painter Lucian Freud (grandson of Sigmund) not only shows no signs of slowing down, he hasn't even adopted a signature "late style." Although most of the paintings and drawings in this marvelous collection are characteristically concerned with the human body, the painter's dogs are frequently (and vividly) present; there are a number of landscapes (including an evocative Constable tribute); and his portraits include a number that are focused very tightly on the face. These portraits?very small scale, and with an exaggeration of detail that miraculously avoids caricature?culminate in Freud's controversial portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. A charming photograph records her sitting for the painting?the artist looks away from his tiny canvas while the monarch regards him with a look of wry amusement. The final portrait captures not only the queen's regal hauteur but also the defiance of a tough old granny whose life has been far from easy. This broad sympathy for the ways in which experience marks our faces and bodies has deepened in Freud?if he is "mellowing" at all it is toward an interest in character as strong as his interest in the flesh that contains it. The reproductions are of unusually high quality?Freud's highly worked and pebbled surfaces seem to stand out from the page
The baths of Absalom : a footnote to Froude by James Pope-Hennessy( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constable, le choix de Lucian Freud : [exposition] Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand-Palais, 7 oct. 2002-13 janv. 2003( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artist's eye : Lucian Freud : an exhibition of National Gallery paintings selected by the artist : 17 June - 16 August 1987 by National Gallery (Great Britain)( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucian Freud by Lucian Freud( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucian Freud is often described as Britain's greatest living figurative painter. This publication concentrates on Freud's lasting preoccupation: a concern for the individual and the particular. The book includes many of his newest pieces
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Lucian Freud
Lucian FreudLucian Freud : the painter's etchingsDegas and the nudeLucian Freud : painting peopleLucian Freud : the studioConstable : le choix de Lucian Freud : Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 7 octobre 2002-13 janvier 2003Lucian Freud : beholding the animalLucian Freud, 1996-2005
Alternative Names
Freĭd, Li︠u︡sʹen

Freĭd, Lut︠s︡ian

Freud, Lucian

Freud, Lucian 1922-

Freud, Lucianus

Freud, Lucien

Froĭd, Li︠u︡sʹi︠e︡n

Froĭd, Li︠u︡t︠s︡ian

Froid, Lucian Michael, 1922-2011

Froĭd, Lukian

Froid, Lusyan

Froid, Lusyan 1922-2011

Froĭd, Lut︠s︡ian

Fuluoyide, Luxi'an

Furoido, Rushian

Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud britischer Maler

Lucian Freud British painter and engraver

Lucian Freud Brits kunstschilder

Lucian Freud malarz brytyjski, wnuk Zygmunta

Lucian Freud peintre et graveur britannique

Lucian Freud pittore britannico

Lucianus Freud

Phroint, Lousian

Люсьен Фрэйд

Люсьєн Фрейд

Фрейд Л. М. художник 1922-2011

Фрейд, Луціан

Фрейд, Люсьен

Фрейд, Люсьен британский художник

Фройд, Лукіан

Фройд, Луціан

Фройд, Люсьєн

Фройд, Люціан

Լյուսյեն Ֆրոյդ

לוסיאן פרויד

פרויד, לוסיאן

פרויד, לוסיין, 1929-2011

פרויד, לוסין, 1922-2011

פרויד, לוסין, 1929-2011

لوسيان فرويد

لوسین فروید نقاش بریتانیایی

লুসিয়ান ফ্রয়েড

루시안 프로이트

フロイド, ルシアン



弗洛伊德, 盧西安

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