Friday, July 22, 2011

Lucian Freud

Artist, Lucian Freud (8 December 1922 – 20 July 2011)
Artist Lucian Freud died yesterday at the age of 88.
Many people in my social networks are talking about him
and his work...
and what his work and what his subjects
(friends and family)
had to say about him.
I cant help but wonder when I am gone,
what will those that I have painted say about me?
"Unprecedented, intimate and revealing, this film weaves interviews with a large selection of work by one of the great artists of our century.

Lucian Freud 'Portraits' is an analysis of the artist as seen through the eyes of those who have been best placed to study him - his sitters. Over a period of two years, film-maker Jake Auerbach and Freud's biographer William Feaver filmed many of Freud's subjects, ranging from the late Duke of Devonshire and the now Dowager Duchess of Devonshire to fellow painters David Hockney and Celia Paul; from friends such as Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles to ex-lovers, daughters and grand-daughters."