Lucian Freud

British, 1922-2011

10,231 followers

Lucian Freud

British, 1922-2011

10,231 followers

Lucian Freud is considered one of the most important figurative painters of the 20th and 21st …

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Lucian Freud is considered one of the most important figurative painters of the 20th and 21st centuries. The son of architect Ernst Freud and grandson of Sigmund Freud, Lucian Freud’s early artistic practice was characterized by a meticulously realistic approach to painting. In the mid-1950s, however, Freud diverged …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
$56m, Christie's, 2015
Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
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