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David Reed

David Reed

Lucian Freud  by Frank Auerbach etching, 1981 6 in. x 5 1/2 in. (152 mm x 140 mm) Purchased, 1981 National Portrait Gallery

Lucian Freud by Frank Auerbach etching, 1981 6 in. x 5 1/2 in. (152 mm x 140 mm) Purchased, 1981 National Portrait Gallery

Frank Auerbach, Studios under snow, 1991oil on canvas; 56 by 51cm., 22 by 20

Frank Auerbach, Studios under snow, 1991oil on canvas; 56 by 51cm., 22 by 20

Adrian Ghenie - The Fake Rothko The present work is a deeply personal reworking of the story of Saint Anthony of Egypt, the saint who the devil sought to tempt and seduce whilst in the desert, the archetypal biblical tale of will power put to the test. Ghenie’s identification with Saint Anthony, however, is not religious; it rather calls into question the notion of how he should appropriate and revivify the work of artists to whom he is attracted. Speaking about the recent leitmotifs of s...

Adrian Ghenie - The Fake Rothko The present work is a deeply personal reworking of the story of Saint Anthony of Egypt, the saint who the devil sought to tempt and seduce whilst in the desert, the archetypal biblical tale of will power put to the test. Ghenie’s identification with Saint Anthony, however, is not religious; it rather calls into question the notion of how he should appropriate and revivify the work of artists to whom he is attracted. Speaking about the recent leitmotifs of s...