Lucian Freud Profiled in New Biography

October 13th, 2013

Writer Geordie Greig has released a biography on painter Lucian Freud, capping his 30 years pursuing the famously reclusive artist for interviews and insights into his craft.  Titled Breakfast with Lucian, the book charts the writer’s history with Freud, and his occasionally fractious relationship with the artist, including one scene where Freud pointed a serrated knife at Greig.  “‘Lunatic Artist Stabs Editor of Evening Standard is not a good way to be remembered,’ I said,” recounts Greig. “I can think of worse ways,” was Freud’s reply.Read more at The Guardian