Is Lucian Freud a contemporary artist?

What kind of artist is Lucian Freud?

Was Sigmund Freud a painter?

Lucian Michael Freud OM CH (/frɔɪd/; 8 December 1922 – 20 July 2011) was a British painter and draughtsman, specialising in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century English portraitists.

Lucian Freud.

Lucian Freud OM CH
Alma mater East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing Goldsmiths’ College

What medium did Lucian Freud use?

What was Lucian Freud’s inspiration?

Freud was heavily influenced in his early work by a group of 20th century figurative painters known as the Slade School. William Roberts and Stanley Spencer’s, use of flat cubism, and distortion is evident in his work from pre 1950. His work was compared at this time to German expressionism, something he denied.

Why did Lucian Freud paint?

“Lucian was quite interested in the process of aging and he certainly dwelled on signs of aging himself,” Mr. Gayford said. But essentially, “he welcomed them for their visual possibilities.” In the end, it is painting that mattered most.

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