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BA Lucian Freud

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by Virginia Button

BA Lucian Freud
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item code: 17149

Lucian Freud (1922 – 2011) was one of the most influential artists of his generation. Hailed as the ‘greatest living realist painter’, Freud’s commitment to realism, and particularly to the human figure, was often controversial. Always creating debate, Freud consistently addressed questions of human existence and perception, testing, through a sustained practice of looking, the possibility of knowing and recording human individuality. In this brand new survey of the artist’s life and work, Virginia Button introduces readers to one of the twentieth century’s most important and best-loved artists.

Virginia Button is a writer and curator. Director of The Falmouth School of Art, Falmouth University, she is an expert in twentieth century art and the author of The Turner Prize.

  • Author Virginia Button
  • Artist Lucian Freud
  • Pages 96pp
  • Number of illustrations 60 colour illustrations
  • Dimensions 246 x 189 mm
  • Hardback yes
  • ISBN No. 9781849763141
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