The Independent Profiles Painter Celia Paul, Former Lover of Lucian Freud

June 16th, 2014

Painter Celia Paul, via The IndependentThe Independent profiles Celia Paul, a painter who for years has lived in the shadow of her former lover Lucian Freud, and who has worked tirelessly in pursuit of her craft, including sending her young son to live with his grandmother so that she could continue her work.  “An artist has to be very selfish,” she says. “Being ruthless has been painful at times but my son is very close to me, and he has a very close relationship with his grandmother.”Read more at The Independent