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Lucian Freud: study visit in London

We have a must-see study visit coming up at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Tuesday 22 May to see the retrospective of Lucian Freud’s work. We have a talk in a lecture theatre booked for 11.30 so its imperative that you arrive on time. Please aim to be at the entrance by 11.15am. […]

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Top of the class?

Its hard to know who we ‘should be looking at’ when studying art. It’s easier to follow one’s nose and just investigate artists when you come across something you like. However, I can’t get away from the niggling feeling that there must be lots of contemporary artists that I should know more about, but its […]

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What value art? What value Lucian Freud?

Lucian Freud died in July 2011, aged 88, (see BBC news report which contains an interview with Sue Tilly, one of his best know sitters.) His death prompted renewed discussion about the price raised on one of his most famous paintings: Tilly the benefits supervisor, which broke the record for the highest price paid for […]

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