Lucian Freud

(British, 1922 - 2011)

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Lucian Freud

Blond Girl, 1985

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Lucian Freud

Donegal Man, 2007

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Lucian Freud

Donegal Man, 2007

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Lucian Freud

Eli, 2002

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Lucian Freud

Head of Bruce Bernard, 1985

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Lucian Freud

Man Posing, 1985

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Lucian Freud

New Yorker, 2006

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Lucian Freud

Painters Garden, 2004

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Lucian Freud

Pluto Aged 12, 2000

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Lucian Freud

Solictors Head, 2003

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Lucian Freud

The Painter's Doctor, 2006

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Biographie

Chronologie

1922
Born in Berlin, Germany
1931
Moved to England with his parents
1933 - 1938
Attended Dartington Hall School near Totnes, Devon then at Bryanston
1939 - 1942
Attended Central School of Arts and Crafts, London, UK
Studied at the East Anglican School of Painting and Drawing, Dedham under Cedric Morris
1939
Acquired British nationality
1949 - 1954
Visiting tutor at the Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK
1951
Receives Purchase Prize from Arts Council of Great Britain for Interior in Paddington exhibited in Sixty Paintings for '51 as part of the Festival of Britain.
1993
Awarded the Order of Merit

Expositions

2012
Lucian Freud: Drawings, Blain Southern, London (solo)
2010
Lucian Freud: L'Atelier, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
2008
Major Prints, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Small Format, Faggionato Fine Arts, London, UK
2007
Paiting Now! - Back to Figuration, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2006
Popart and after, Galerie Haas AG, Zurich, Switzerland
PAPER, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2005
Creative Tenison: British Art 1900-1950, The Fine Art Society, London, UK
2004
Lucian Freud: Etchings 1964-2004, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Scotland (solo)
Matisee to Freud: A Critic’s Choice, The Alexander Walker Bequest, The British Museum, London, UK
Fresh Works on Paper, 5th Anniversary Exhibition, James Kelly Contemporary, Sante Fe, NM
Art of the Garden, Tate Britain, Linbudy Galleries, London, UK (catalogue)
2003
Lucian Freud: Drawings 1940, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Drawings 1940, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) (solo)
Important Works on Paper & Ceramics, Rex Irwin, Sydney, Australia
Portraiture, Karyn Love Grove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Lucian Freud, Tate Britain, London, UK; traveled to Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue) (solo)
Lucian Freud: Prints, Städtisches Kunstmuseum Spendhaus, Reutlingen, Germany (catalogue) (solo)
The Nude in Twentieth Century Art, Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden, Germany
2001
Lucian Freud, Naked Portraits, Works from the 1940s to the 1990s, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany (catalogue) (solo)
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

Collections publiques

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
National Gallery of Canada, Ontario, Canada
Museo Botero, Bogota, Colombia
Tate Britain, London, UK
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL