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Magazine - Lucian Freud "Portraits" @ National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lucian Freud Portraits: Painted Life

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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lucian freud i like this picture as the person painted gives the viewer a look of boredom instead of a neutral,plain and expressionless face.

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Lucian Freud portraits the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

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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.

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