ARTISTS

Lucian Freud


Lucian Freud was born in Berlin in 1922, a grandson of Sigmund Freud. He moved with his family to England in 1933 where he became a British citizen in 1939. Freud studied briefly at the Central School of Art in London, at Cedric Morris’ East Anglian School of Painting & Drawing in Dedham and at Goldsmiths College University of London from 1942 – 1943. Freud is one of the formost figurative artists working today, he lives and works in London.

 

Exhibitions and Distinctions (Selection)

 

2011

Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich

 

2010

Centre Pompidou, Paris

 

2008

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. MoMA, New York

 

2007

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

 

2006

Acquavella Galleries, New York

 

2005

Museo Correr,  Venice

 

2004

National Gallery of Modern Art, Scotland, Edinburgh

 

2003

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Fundació la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

2002

Tate Britain, London. Städtisches Kunstmuseum Spendhaus and Jerg-Ratgeb-Preis Reutlingen

 

2001

Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

 

1999

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT. Marlborough Graphics, London

 

1998

Tate Gallery, London

 

1997

Rubenspreis, Siegen

 

1993

Order of Merit, London

 

1987/88

Retrospective exhibition: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, travelling to Paris, London and Berlin. 1989 shortlisted for the Turner Prize.

 

1987

Selects The Artist’s Eye exhibition at the National Gallery, London

 

1983

Created Companion of Honour

 

1976

The Human Clay, Hayward Gallery, London

 

1974

first retrospective exhibition,  Arts Council of Great Britain at the Hayward Gallery, London

 

1954

Biennale in Venice (with Francis Bacon)

 

1951

Arts Council Price

 

1944

The Painter’s Room, Alex Reid & Lefevre Gallery, London

 
 

Literature (Selection)

 

Hirmer/Daniel Blau (.ed), Lucian Freud, Portraits, Germany 2011

 

Lucian Freud – L’Atelier, Centre Pompidou, Paris 2010

 

Robert Hughes, Lucian Freud – Gemälde, London 2007

 

Eva-Marie Blattner, Lucian Freud, Graphik – Prints, Reutlingen 2002

 

Lucian Freud, Rolf Lauter, Naked Portraits, Ostfildern-Ruit 2001

 

Ursula Blanchebarbe, Lucian Freud, Reutlingen Bielefeld 1997

 

Robert Hughes, Lucian Freud – Paintings, London 1989

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