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Lucian Freud    (British, 1922-2011)

 Lucian Freud - Donegal Man (Prints and Multiples)
Lucian Freud
Donegal Man 2007
 
  

Biographie
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 Acquired British nationality
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
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.
1949 - 1954 Visiting tutor at the Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK
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)
2000 Etchings, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) (solo)
Lucian Freud: Recent Work, 1997-2000, Acquavella Contemporary Art, Inc., New York, NY (catalogue) (solo)
A New Painting, White Cube, London, UK (solo)
Twentieth-Century Art, Acquavella Contemporary Art, Inc., New York, NY
La Mirada Fuerte: Pintura Figurativa de Londres, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico
The School of London and Their Friends: The Collection of Elaine and Melvin Merians, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT; traveled to Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York, Purchase, NY (catalogue)
Encounters: New Art from Old, National Gallery, London, UK (catalogue)
Auerbach, Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Blaine Fine Art, London, UK (catalogue)
1999 Lucian Freud, Etchings from the 1990s, Marlborough Graphics, Ltd., London, UK (catalogue) (solo)
Lucian Freud, Etchings from the Paine Webber Art Collection, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT; traveled to Museumof Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA; and Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (catalogue) (solo)
Regarding Beauty, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; traveled to Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (catalogue)
1998 Lucian Freud, Some New Paintings, Tate Gallery, London, UK (catalogue) (solo)
Lucian Freud, Paintings and Drawings, Theo Waddington Fine Art, London, UK (solo)
L’Ecole de Londres: de Bacon á Bevan, Fondation Dina Vierny-Musée Maillol, Paris, France; traveled to Santiago de Compostella, Spain; and Vienna (catalogue)
Sargent to Freud: Modern British Painting and Drawing in the Beaverbrook Art Collection, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada; traveled to Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK; and Canada House, London, UK (catalogue)
1997 Lucian Freud, Early Works, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK (catalogue) (solo)
Lucian Freud, Radierungen, Rubenspreis der Stadt Siegen, Haus Orienstrasse-Adolf-Sänger-Stiftung, Ausstellungsforum des Siegerlandmuseums, Siegen, Germany (catalogue) (solo)
1996 Thinking Print: From Books to Billboards, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1987 - 1988 Retrospective exhibition organised by the British Council at the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; traveled to Paris, France, London, UK, and Berlin, Germany
1974 Lucian Freud: Retrospective, Arts Council of Great Britain at the Hayward Gallery, London, UK
1954 Represented Britain at the 27th Venice Biennale of Art with Ben Nicholson and Francis Bacon, Venice, Italy
1944 First one-man exhibition at Alex Reid and Lefevre Gallery, London, UK
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