Lucian Freud Quotes (28 quotes)
“As far as I am concerned the paint is the person. I want it to work for me just as flesh does.”
Lucian Freud: early works : Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (1997 edition)
From London: Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, Kitaj (1995 edition), British
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLucian Freud
Born: December 8, 1922 (age 95)
Bio: Lucian Michael Freud, OM, CH was a German-born British painter. Known chiefly for his thickly impastoed portrait and figure paintings, he was widely considered the pre-eminent British artist of his time. His works are noted for their psychological penetration, and for their often discomforting examination of the relationship between artist and model.
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“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”