Exhibition On Screen: Lucien Freud
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Exhibition on Screen present Lucien Freud: A Self PortraitBBFC: URun time: 80 minsFor the first time in history the RoyalAcademy of Arts in London, incollaboration with the Museum of FineArts in Boston, is bringing together LucianFreuds self-portraits.The exhibition will display more than 50paintings, prints and drawings in whichthis modern master of British art turned hisunflinching eye firmly on himself. One ofthe most celebrated painters of our time,Lucian Freud is also one of very few 20thcenturyartists who portrayed themselveswith such consistency.Spanning nearly seven decades his selfportraitsgive a fascinating insight intoboth his psyche and his development asa painter, from his earliest portrait paintedin 1939 to the final one executed 64 yearslater. When seen together, his portraitsrepresent an engrossing study into thedynamic of ageing and the process of selfrepresentation.This intensely compellingexhibition creates a unique opportunity forEXHIBITION ON SCREEN to reveal thelifes work of a master in one show.
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